Office of the Provost and VPAA
The provost is responsible to the institution's chief executive officer (the President). All academic colleges, departments and programs report to the provost, who is responsible for putting into action all academic policies, including those affecting faculty appointment, development, promotion and tenure. The provost represents the university’s academic endeavors with key constituents, including The USG Board of Regents and elected officials. In the president’s absence, the provost typically serves as the chief executive officer of the university.
The Provost’s Office has authority over an expanse of institutional work that includes assessment, curriculum development, strategic planning, institutional technologies, institutional research, Continuing and Professional Studies, the library and learning technologies, enrollment management, grants and contracts, international studies, student advising and support, Honors and leadership programs, institutional effectiveness and accreditation, and continuing education. Also serving as the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Provost creates, supports, and enhances a student-centered academic environment which frames the university's mission and vision. It is the administrative center which drives the academic enterprise at GC.