About the Associate Provost
New College Associate Provost Raymonda “Ray” L. Burgman is a New College of Florida alumna with experience enhancing campus diversity, promoting faculty professional development and improving student retention.
As liaison with the Office of Student Affairs, Dr. Burgman works to strengthen student retention, promote campus diversity through student and faculty mentoring, support faculty development and assist Provost Stephen Miles in dealings with the State University System of Florida, the Board of Governors and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Prior to joining the Office of the Provost, while on sabbatical, Burgman taught a course at New College on the “Economics of War.” She is also associate professor of economics and management at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana where she regularly teaches Introduction to Economics, Intermediate Microeconomic Theory, Public Finance and a first-year student course on Globalization.
At DePauw, Burgman was the program coordinator for the Consortium for Faculty Diversity from 2006-09. She served as part-time dean of academic affairs and was appointed special adviser to the president in 2009. Her experience at DePauw focused on diversity and intercultural competence, faculty professional development and improved student retention. She also chaired DePauw’s task force on the status of women and families. Burgman also served as the faculty advisor to two student organizations, the Association of African-American Students and College Mentors for Kids, during her DePauw tenure.
Burgman received her bachelor’s degree in economics from New College of Florida. She holds a master’s degree and doctorate in economics from the University of Florida.