PAMELA ZARKOWSKI is the provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM). In this combined executive position, she is the chief academic officer of the university and is responsible for the administration of all academic departments and programs.
A member of the UDM President’s Cabinet, Ms. Zarkowski has been a faculty member in the university’s School of Dentistry since 1978, where she attained the rank of professor in 1994. She served as the executive associate dean of UDM’s School of Dentistry from 2002 to 2007 and was appointed interim vice president of academic affairs in 2007. She was then appointed as vice president of academic affairs in 2008. She is published in the areas of community oral health and legal and ethical issues for dental professionals