Gary Meyer, Ph.D.

Dr. Gary Meyer is a professor of communication studies and senior vice provost for faculty affairs at Marquette University. In this role, Meyer helps prepare faculty for a meaningful and successful tenure at Marquette across the many roles they will take on as teachers, scholars and university leaders. He oversees the Center for Teaching and Learning, which serves as a catalyst for promoting a culture of pedagogical excellence on campus. Meyer also serves as the university’s Accreditation Liaison Officer with the Higher Learning Commission and oversees the University Committee on Faculty Promotions and Tenure.

Meyer served as vice provost for undergraduate programs and teaching for five years before being named senior vice provost for faculty affairs in 2015. He also previously served as associate dean in the Diederich College of Communication and director of the corporate communication major.

Meyer received the Outstanding New Teacher Award in 1999 from the Central States Communication Association, the Dean’s Recognition Award for Outstanding Teaching in 2000 and the Teaching Excellence Award from Marquette in 2002. He also received the Dean’s Recognition Award for Outstanding Scholarship in 2005 and the Dean’s Recognition Award for Outstanding Service in 2010.

Meyer has authored or co-authored two books and more than 25 journal articles and book chapters. Effective Health Risk Messages: A Step-by-Step Guide was recognized as Distinguished Book of the Year in 2001 by the Applied Communication Division of the National Communication Association.