Office of the Provost


How to Reach Us

Office of the Provost
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Sheridan Hall 302
Phone: (785) 628-4241
Fax: (785) 628-4157

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon - Fri


Office of the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

The provost is the chief academic officer for the University. This individual provides leadership, ensures academic accountability, encourages innovation and entrepreneurship, facilitates the work of faculty, staff and students and serves as a public intellectual promoting the culture, spirit and value of the academy. The provost works closely with the president in developing University priorities and in administering program budgets and faculty personnel policies. As a member of the Regents' Council of Chief Academic Officers, the provost participates in a collegial fashion with other academic leaders in system-wide shared governance and coordination.

Of Note:

Journey to Distinction: Strategic Plan - information and comments form

Organizational Chart for Academic Affairs (PDF)

Foresight 2020 - A Strategic Agenda for Higher Education      


August 21:  First Day of Classes

August 25: Tenure Notebooks due, 3rd through 6th years

September 12, 5 to 6:30 pm: Hays Chamber of Commerce Teacher Reception, Smoky HIll Country Club

September 25, 12:30-1:30 pm: New Faculty Learn and Network, Trails Room, Memorial Union


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