Darrell P. Wheeler

Darrell P. Wheeler was appointed the University at Albany's Interim Provost in September 2016.

Darrell P. Wheeler

Dr. Wheeler, received his undergraduate degree from Cornell College, a Master’s from Howard University and both a Master’s and Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, is president of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Social Workers.

An active scholar, his work includes HIV prevention and intervention among African-American gay, bisexual and transgender communities. He was previously Dean and Professor of the School of Social Work at Loyola University Chicago, and before that taught at Hunter College, Columbia University, the University of California San Francisco, and the University of North Carolina.

Dr. Wheeler joined the University in July of 2015 as both Dean of the School of Social Welfare and Vice Provost for Public Engagement, a new position aimed at advancing the University's commitment to public engagement.