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

Summer Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Mon - Thurs
7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Friday

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

Academy of Academic Leadership presentation - Prepare to Succeed  (video)

Organizational Chart for Academic Affairs (PDF)

Foresight 2020 - A Strategic Agenda for Higher Education      


August 10-11:  New Faculty Orientation, TBA

August 15:  Professional Development Day, TBA

August 16:  Fall Convocation, Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center


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