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The provost is the chief academic officer for the University. He 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, he participates in a collegial fashion with other academic leaders in system-wide shared governance and coordination.
Red Balloon Project: Re-Imagining Undergraduate Education - - documents, blog and community Foresight 2020 - A Strategic Agenda for Higher Education -- agenda, timeline
First Coffee with the Provost: September 12, 2012, November 13, 2012 , February 12, 2013, April 16, 2013
Red Balloon Speaker Series - Drs. Philip Turner and Brenda McCoy: March 7, 2013. Morning Session / Afternoon
Alternative Spring Break, Guatemala, March 2013 - co-sponsored by Provost's Office:
alternative break FHSU participants' comments on Universities Fighting World Hunger blog
inspiring FHSU student video
Horticulture students Camp Pawnee service project (video), May 3, 2013 - co-sponsored by Provost's Office
August 7-9, 2013 - New Faculty Workshops (times TBA)
August 12-13, 2013 - New Faculty and Staff Orientation (times TBA)
August 14, 2013 - Fall Convocation, Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center (time TBA)
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