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About Southwest Baptist University

Dr. Allison Langford, Interim Provost

Dr. Allison Langford, associate provost for teaching and learning

Allison Langford began serving as interim provost July 1, 2015. She previously was promoted to associate provost for teaching and learning in October 2012, while still serving as director of the Gordon & Judy Dutile Honors Program.

Langford came to SBU in August 2003 as an instructor of university Studies in the University Success Center, and in January 2005, she became director of the newly formed Honors Program. She was promoted to assistant professor of university studies in 2010, named assistant provost in March 2011 and promoted to associate professor in 2015.

Langford's degrees include a B.S. in applied mathematical sciences from Texas A&M University in 1992; M.S. in mathematics from Missouri State University in 2002; and Ed.D. in higher education from the University of Arkansas in 2010. She was named Outstanding Doctoral Student in Higher Education.

She is married to Joe, a 1992 SBU graduate with a B.A. in Biblical Studies. They are founding members of Alliance Christian Fellowship, where Joe serves as pastor.