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Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs


Academic Affairs

Welcome to the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The Provost reports directly to the President and is the chief academic officer who provides guidance and leadership for all of the university's academic community.

The Provost is responsible for overseeing the Colleges, Graduate School, Academic Accountability, Institutional Research, Information Technology, International Programs, Libraries, and many student and community related initiatives.

The Provost is charged with ensuring the quality of academic programs offered; supporting the hiring of faculty who are top in their field and facilitating the growth of the university. A high priority of this office is to guide the university towards its vision as an urban-serving, multicultural discovery enterprise.