Dr. Tammy Evetovich began her appointment as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs on May 15, 2020.
For more than 20 years, Evetovich served in a variety of roles at Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska. She was the dean of the School of Natural and Social Sciences at Wayne State College. She had been a professor in the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Sport since 2000, and served as chair of the department for seven of those years.
During her tenure at Wayne State College she helped create new academic degrees and programs. Under her leadership, the college created the Rural Law Opportunities Program and grew the existing Rural Health Opportunities Program, both cooperative programs between Wayne State College and Nebraska College of Law and University of Nebraska Medical Center, guaranteeing admission to help address the issue of rural legal and health care needs.
Evetovich received her Bachelor of Science in biology and master’s and Ph.D. in exercise physiology, all from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln