What Does a Provost Do?
Georgia Southern University’s Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs serves as the Chief Academic Officer for the University, reporting to the University’s President. Working closely with the President and an extensive group of campus colleagues, the provost guides strategic planning and policy development, promotes campus-wide academic initiatives, and defines budgetary and development priorities.
The Provost oversees the following ten colleges along with the University Libraries:
- Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing
- College of Arts and Humanities
- College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
- College of Education
- College of Science and Mathematics
- Honors College
- Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies
- Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health
- Parker College of Business
- Waters College of Health Professions
- University Libraries
Also within the Provost’s purview are First-Year Experience, the Faculty Center, Continuing Education, the Office of Research, the Office of Global Engagement, and the Office of Institutional Assessment and Accreditation.
Last updated: 10/21/2021