Noel E. Wilkin is Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Professor of Pharmacy Administration, and Research Professor in the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Mississippi. Dr. Wilkin is a pharmacist and scientist who earned both his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and his Doctor of Philosophy degrees at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
Since joining the University of Mississippi in 1996, Dr. Wilkin has been awarded substantial grant and contract support and has published in numerous peer-reviewed and professional journals. Dr. Wilkin has taught at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and has presented his research and talked on the topics of leadership and innovation in pharmacy to educators, pharmacy students, and pharmacists nationwide.
Additionally, Dr. Wilkin has served his discipline in national roles as Editor of the Journal of Pharmacy Teaching and as a member of a national advisory panel to outline educational outcomes for pharmacy education. Dr. Wilkin has been recognized for his service contributions to the School of Pharmacy and the university, and he has been recognized as the School’s teacher of the year three times.
Prior to assuming interim provost responsibilities, Dr. Wilkin served the university as Senior Associate Provost, during which time he chaired the Strategic Planning Council, worked on the Crisis Action Team, and acted as Secretary of the Council of Academic Administrators. In addition, Dr. Wilkin assisted the Provost in matters dealing with the academic budget, operational planning, academic issues, office space, non-resident admissions applications, human resource issues, and research centers. Before joining the Office of the Provost, Dr. Wilkin served as Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Administration and Director of the Center for Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management in the School of Pharmacy.