Manager, Special Projects

Mindy Miller’s portfolio encompasses interdisciplinary faculty affairs and faculty governance. In her role, she oversees faculty appointments and promotions in the university institutes, initiatives and centers (UICs), and advises staff and directors regarding bylaws and process guidelines. She is a resource to the vice provost on strategic matters regarding the UICs. She organizes and staffs senior leadership searches as well as reviews of interdisciplinary leaders and units.

Mindy joined Duke and the Office of the Provost in 2011 after moving to North Carolina from New York City. In New York, Mindy staffed two university-wide faculty support units at CUNY Queens College; prior to that she gained 17 years’ experience in hospital administration at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She has a B.S. in business administration from Iowa State University and training in secondary education mathematics. She has a daughter in San Francisco, and she lives with her spouse and two very special dogs in Carrboro, where she nurtures houseplants and flowers and plays as much tennis as possible.