• Provost's Office

    The Provost serves as chief academic officer of the university, providing leadership through the establishment of academic priorities, support of existing and development of new academic programs, and supervision of the academic deans. The Provost also oversees Diversity Initiatives, the libraries and related offices, and is directly responsible to the President for curriculum, instructional, and research programs, faculty development, and development of academic, and student affairs operating and capital budgets.  The Provost chairs the Deans' Council which meets weekly.

  • Featured News


    Assistant Professor of English Jen England's chapter, "Survive, Thrive, or Perish: Environmental Collapse in Post-Apocalyptic Digital Games," was published in the edited collection The Discourses of Environmental Collapse: Imagining the End.


    Education professors Letitia Basford and Joe Lewis presented their research at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting in New York City.


    Religion Professor Mark Berkson was the featured speaker at the Pressing Questions in Religion event at Illinois State University. His talk was titled "The Cultivation, Calling and Loss of the Self: Confucian and Daoist Perspectives on Vocation and a Meaningful Life."