Vice Provost Dennis Groth joined the office at its inception in 2009 as the associate vice provost for undergraduate education. He is an associate professor in the School of Informatics and Computing, where he served as the assistant dean for undergraduate programs.
A past recipient of the Trustees Award for Teaching Excellence, Vice Provost Groth co-chaired a committee that created the report for the undergraduate student experience portion of the Campus Strategic Plan. He implemented improvements to academic and career advising for undergraduates at IU Bloomington. Creating and leading the IU2U program, Vice Provost Groth established a series of one-day workshops that prepare incoming international students and their families for IU and facilitate student success from the start of their collegiate journey.
Vice Provost Groth established the engaged learning office, which works to connect undergraduates to opportunities in research, internships, service-learning, overseas study, and capstone courses.