University Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs
The position of Provost is senior among the vice-presidents and serves as president in her absence. Additionally, this officer is the chief academic officer who holds ultimate responsibility for the direction and success of the University’s academic functions. As chief operating officer, she holds the ultimate responsibility for the daily operations of the college with the exception of the president’s office and is charged with ensuring that systems, policies, and procedures are in place to provide direction to all units within the University. Responsibilities of this office include:
The provost works with the associate and assistant provosts as well as the deans and the Academic Policy Council regarding these responsibilities.