Dennis Groth was appointed Vice Provost in 2013, having served as associate vice provost for undergraduate education since 2009. He is a professor in the School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering, where he served as the associate 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.