Jason W. Osborne, Ph.D., PStat

Professor of Statistics, Institute for Responsible Gaming; Past Provost

Miami University

Jason W. Osborne most recently served as Miami University’s provost and executive vice president from 2019-2022, implementing a strategic plan to position Miami to thrive and serve its mission as an exceptional teaching and research institution.  Key initiatives included implementing over forty new degree programs, investing in faculty research, implementing a transformative DE&I roadmap, closing a $20M budget deficit, and enhancing and diversifying resources to support the academic mission.  Prior to that, he served as Dean of the Graduate School at Clemson University, and department chair at the University of Louisville, at each institution implementing strategic initiatives to benefit students, faculty, and the mission.  Notably, he brings fortune to universities with Division I athletics, as every university he has been associated with has secured a football championship during his tenure.

Jason is an educational psychologist and accredited professional statistician, and he brings these skills to his leadership teams.