Office of the Provost

The Provost is the Chief Academic Officer

The Provost oversees matters that affect academic programs, scholarly and creative efforts, service, and outreach involving faculty, students and staff. He also provides leadership for:

  • Academic quality
  • Institutional accreditation and accountability
  • Managing academic appointments, searches, tenure and promotion
  • A positive learning environment


  • Provost Cook's 2018 Academic Affairs Convocation presentation is available here. 
  • The Summer 2018 edition of Summit , the newsletter promoting faculty activities, is available online now.

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