Dr. Robert Pervine, Associate Provost and professor of mathematics and statistics,
provides leadership for graduate programs and research. Dr. Pervine provides administrative
leadership and oversight for the academic support units of the Office of Graduate
Admissions, the Office of Domestic Graduate Recruitment/Retention, the Office of Sponsored
Programs, the Institutional Review Board, the Institutional Animal Care and Use Compliance,
Commonwealth Honors Academy and the Honors College.
He also provides campus-wide leadership as the co-director of Murray State’s Quality
Enhancement Plan, an institutional requirement for reaccreditation by the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Commission on Colleges
(SACSCOC), as well as serving as a liaison to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary
Education and other administrative oversight bodies. Dr. Pervine received his Bachelor’s
degree from Purdue University, his Master’s degree from Western Kentucky University
and his Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Pervine joined the Murray State
University faculty in 1985.