The Provost's senior leadership team supports the initiatives and objectives of the Office of the Provost, helping to further enhance GW’s academic programs. Through these administrative and academic leaders, the Provost is able to develop an ever more diverse and inclusive community, one in which the student experience is enhanced, teaching excellence is supported, and faculty members and students find many opportunities to develop their scholarly interests.
The Deputy Provost for Academic Affairs is responsible for academic planning across all of the schools and academic units and related matters.
- Global Women’s Institute
- The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum
- GW Institute of Public Policy (GWIPP)
- International Services Office
- Office of International Programs
- Office of the Registrar
- Office for Study Abroad
- Office of Sustainability
- Undergraduate Affairs and Special Programs
The Senior Associate Provost for Academic Planning and Assessment is responsible for meeting the University's growing need for accurate and timely institutional data for federal reporting, to support university decision-makers, and to respond to external requests for information; providing guidelines and methods to evaluate and assess students learning experiences; undertaking major survey research about students, faculty, and staff and by coordinating the development, distribution, and analysis of these results; and for the annual production of the university Bulletin.
The Associate Provost oversees specific Provost programs as well as other central initiatives that promote improvements in undergraduate education.
The Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students works on providing a holistic, world-class student experience that focuses on student success, both in and out of the classroom. The Dean provides leadership over areas including student conduct, student health and well-being, campus living and residential education, fraternity and sorority life, student organizations and leadership development, military and veteran student support, and on-campus student programming.
The Vice Provost for Academic Budgets supports the academic mission by working closely with the provost, vice provosts and deans to construct academic and student affairs budgets that promote and sustain academic and research excellence at the university and support the development, assessment and attainment of institutional goals.
The Vice Provost for Enrollment and Student Success oversees GW’s efforts to recruit and retain diverse and academically talented undergraduate and graduate students.
Peggy Steadman, Special Assistant | [email protected]
The Dean of Libraries and Academic Innovation and Vice Provost for Libraries and Information Technology is responsible for enriching the academic experience of scholars at GW both through maintaining excellence in library services and collections and providing access to cutting-edge technology. Geneva also leads GWIT and oversees the transition of GW’s IT infrastructure, working to align IT more closely with the university’s research, education, and clinical services. The dean contributes to the success of the university's strategic plan by generating, making accessible, and preserving new knowledge.
Libraries and Academic Innovation
- Library Operations and Technical Services
- Research Services and Scholarly Technology
- Specialized Collections and Archives
- Undergraduate Fellowships and Research
- Instructional Core
- Student Success Services
- Enterprise Systems and Development
- Cyberinfrastructure and Research Services
- Academic Technology and Customer Experience
- Digital Transformation
The Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement supports the university’s vision for excellence through diversity initiatives and programming. These tools enable the university to transform itself and higher education by attracting, retaining and leveraging the talents of diverse individuals to facilitate first-rate teaching, learning, scholarship and service in a climate that is welcoming and inclusive.
The Vice Provost works with senior leadership, administrators, faculty, staff and students to advance the university’s commitment to building a more diverse and inclusive community. Other responsibilities include providing leadership to the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement, which consists of centers and offices that cultivate and leverage the benefits of diversity within the GW community and the Washington metropolitan area.
Alicia Belo, Executive Administrative Associate | [email protected] | 202-994-6030
The Senior Associate Vice Provost for Research serves as the deputy to the Vice Provost for Research, providing strategic and operational oversight and support to OVPR and the broader research community. The portfolio includes sponsored projects, research development, core facilities, data management and analysis, cross-disciplinary initiatives, communications, systems/applications innovation, and general operations.
The Administrative Dean for the Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC) is the key central administrative presence at VSTC, managing communications, operations, and research.
The Vice Provost for Research works in tandem with faculty to facilitate all phases of the external and internal funding processes and provides support for faculty and student research initiatives.
[email protected] | 202-994-6783
The Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs is responsible for all matters related to the life cycle of a GW faculty member, including recruitment and hiring, orientation of new faculty and department chairs, promotion and tenure criteria, and part-time faculty support and development.
[email protected] | 202-994-3118
The Vice Provost provides strategic leadership in advancing our graduate and postdoctoral programs and strengthening the graduate and postdoctoral student experience.