The Executive Vice President & Provost serves as both the chief academic officer and as the chief operating officer of the university. The Executive Vice President & Provost acts as chief administrative officer in the absence of the President and represents the President in both internal and external matters.
As chief academic officer, the Executive Vice President & Provost is responsible for the academic programs of the university. The administrative center for exercise of this responsibility is the Office of Academic Affairs.
The Executive Vice President & Provost works in tandem with the Vice President for Finance & Administration and CFO to prepare and monitor the operating budget for the university. The Executive Vice President & Provost also leads, with and for the President, programmatic, budgetary, and facility planning for the university; exercises responsibility for space allocation; oversees faculty development programs and human resources issues; and superintends the university’s efforts in assessment, with responsibility for developing policies and programs to ensure that the university is fully accountable in all aspects of its operations.