University Life Leadership Team

Meet the VP

Tamara Greenfield King, J.D.

she/her

Interim Vice Provost for University Life

Tamara Greenfield King serves as Interim Vice Provost for University Life and Senior Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs. Her portfolio includes Career Services, Naval ROTC, Platt Student Performing Arts House, the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, and the Office of Student Affairs. King came to Penn in 2019 after 20 years in positions of increasing responsibility at Washington University, St. Louis, culminating as Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Support and Wellness. She is a sought-after expert in student conduct and Title IX, serving as the first African-American president of the Association for Student Conduct Administration and co-authoring the book, Reframing Campus Conflict: Student Conduct Practice Through the Lens of Inclusive Excellence. Prior to higher education, King served as the first African American Assistant District Attorney in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Penn State University and received her law degree from New York University. 

Meet the Team

Tamara Greenfield King stands in front of Locust Walk on a Fall day
Tamara Greenfield King, J.D. she/her
Senior Associate Vice Provost
for University Life
Sharon Smith on Locust Walk at Penn campus
Sharon Smith she/her
Associate Vice Provost
for University Life
Laurie Hall outside on campus copy
Laurie A. Hall she/her
Assistant Vice Provost for Strategic Planning and Operations
Locust Walk
Vacant
Associate Vice Provost for University Life
(Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging)
Christine Brown Lawrence headshot
Christine Brown-Lawrence she/her
Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost for University Life
Rob Butler
Rob Butler he/him
Interim University Life Technology Services Director