Amy J. Unger is the director of HR administration in the Office of the Provost and Vice President at Virginia Commonwealth University, where she is primarily responsible for overseeing faculty personnel matters, including appointments, personnel actions, personnel-related issues, policies and procedures.
Unger was part of the leadership team that developed the content and delivery of the Department Chairs Pilot Certification Program and is delighted that she is continuing to be involved in the implementation of this valuable program. She has been with VCU for over 30 years, gaining a tremendous amount of institutional knowledge and experience having worked in administrative and management roles in the General Counsel’s Office, Human Resources, the Office of the Dean in the College of Humanities and Sciences and, most recently, in the Office of the Provost. Unger earned a B.S. in psychology from Old Dominion University (including coursework at Boston University) and a postgraduate certificate in civil litigation from the Institute of Paralegal Training at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the recipient of the 2000 Academic Affairs Customer Service Award, is a 2004 graduate of the Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute and a member of the College and University Professional Association for HR.