Academic Affairs

Office of the Provost

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. Provost Staff 2The 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:

 Fall Convocation Remarks
 Foresight 2020 - A Strategic Agenda for Higher Education 


 April 6, 12:30-1:30: New Faculty/Staff Lunch Series, Trails Room, Memorial Union
 April 22, 8:00-9:00: Coffee with Chris, Stouffer Lounge, Memorial Union
 April 28, 3:00-4:30: Tenure and Promotion Reception, Black and Gold Room, Memorial Union

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Contact Informationaqip logo
600 Park Street
Sheridan Hall 302
Hays, KS 67601
Telephone: (785) 628-4241
Fax: (785) 628-4157
Chris Crawford, Interim Provost

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

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