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.
Academic Affairs Strategic Plan (PDF)
Academy of Academic Leadership presentation - Prepare to Succeed (video)
Northwest China Faculty Exchange - Share your academic expertise with faculty and students from Chinese universities; learn more about the student learning environment in China; plus an all-expense-paid trip to Northwest China. If this attracts your attention, then you have an opportunity to apply for the faculty expert class of 2017 to visit Northwest University for Nationalities (NWUN) in Lanzhou, China.
Faculty from all discipline areas are encouraged to apply. This faculty exchange is for approximately 2 weeks in late May and early June 2017 with international airfare and all expenses in China covered by NWUN. The application deadline is November 30, 2016. - application form -
Organizational Chart for Academic Affairs (PDF)
Foresight 2020 - A Strategic Agenda for Higher Education
October 24, 12:30 - 1:30 pm: Learn and Network Series, Memorial Union, Trails Room
October 26, 8:30 - 9:30 am: Coffee with the Provost, Memorial Union, Stouffer Lounge
November 10, 3:30 - 4:30 pm: Learn and Network Series, Tomanek Hall, Room 161
November 18, 8:00 - 9:00 am: Coffee with the Provost, Memorial Union, Stouffer Lounge
December 5, 12:30-1:30 pm: Learn and Network Series, Memorial Union, Trails Room
December 8, 8:00 - 9:00 am: Coffee with the Provost, Memorial Union, Stouffer Lounge
January 13, 8 am - 12 pm: Town Hall Meeting, Fort Hays Ballroom