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Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is responsible to the President for planning, implementing, and managing the College’s academic policies as well as for oversight of the College’s academic expense budget. As chief academic administrator, the Provost provides oversight for all personnel issues related to the educational programs of the College, works with the Faculty Senate Executive Committee representing the administration’s position on issues and items being considered by the Faculty Senate. 

The Provost is responsible for advising the President on all major matters of resource allocation within the academic areas of the College including hiring of new and replacement positions within the Faculty, decisions regarding sabbaticals, tenure, and promotion, construction and other capital projects, and space allocation. She is the academic strategic planning leader of the College, is a member of the President’s Cabinet, and serves as administrative liaison to the Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees.

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Dr. Cynthia McGowan
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs