David L. Jamison, J.D.

Provost and Interim Dean

School of Communication and Information Systems


David Jamison came to RMU in 2002 as dean of the School of Communication and Information Systems. He served in that role until 2008, when he became the university provost, coordinating all of RMU’s degree programs. Before RMU, Provost Jamison was a professor at the University of Akron. He is a former foreign service officer for the U.S. Information Agency in Italy and an expert in communications law and journalism law and ethics.


J.D., University of Michigan Law School

M.A. in Communication, University of Michigan

B.A. in Communication, Muskingum College