Dr. Langley-Turnbaugh currently serves as vice provost for graduate education, research and outreach at Northern Kentucky University. As vice provost, Dr. Langley-Turnbaugh is instrumental in the implementation of the NKU strategic plan, including overseeing transformational initiatives across the university and the region. She leads the Office of Graduate Education, the Office of Research, Grants, and Contracts, Community Connections, the Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement, and the Center for Environmental Restoration. She also chairs the NKU Research Foundation, which promotes the development, implementation, and coordination of externally sponsored and foundation-supported programs involving research, instruction, and public service. Prior to joining NKU, Dr. Langley-Turnbaugh was associate provost for research and graduate education at the University of Southern Maine. Prior to her role as associate provost, she was a professor of environmental science and chair of the Department of Environmental Science. The Kittery, Maine, native earned her Ph.D. in Forest Soils from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, her M.S. in Soil Science from the University of New Hampshire, and her Bachelor of Science in Forest Engineering from the University of Maine. She has also participated in the Wellesley Higher Education Resource Services Leadership Institute.