Merrimack’s Chief Academic Officer
The provost and senior 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 institution’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.
He 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.