Vice provosts and other members of the Provost's senior staff support the initiatives and objectives of the Office of the Provost, helping advance GW toward ever stronger academic programs. Through the offices of senior staff, the provost focuses on developing an ever more diverse and inclusive community, one in which teaching excellence is supported and where faculty members find multiple opportunities to develop their scholarly interests.
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
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The provost oversees all academic matters—teaching, learning, research and scholarship—across GW’s ten schools and colleges. Also included in his purview are issues of student life on campus, international programs, graduate enrollment, and institutional assessment.
Academic Affairs and Planning
Deputy Provost for Academic Affairs
Necia Thompson, Executive Associate
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Role of the Office of the Deputy Provost for Academic Affairs
The deputy provost for academic affairs, along with the provost, is responsible for integrating the academic experience with student life beyond the classroom through all of the offices and departments under the Office of the Provost. This role provides oversight for the academic administrative functions of the university, and is also responsible for the design, management, and use of academic space on all campuses, as well as oversees the university’s upcoming reaccreditation with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
- George Washington Museum and Textile Museum
- GW VALOR
- International Services Office
- Office of Academic Planning and Assessment
- Office of Institutional Research & Planning
- Office of International Programs
- Office for Study Abroad
- Office of Survey Research and Analysis
- University Honors Programs
- University Seminars
- Virginia Science and Technology Campus
Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement
Keely Walston, Administrative Manager
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Role of the Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement
The Office of 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 for diversity and inclusion 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.
- Disability Support Services
- Diversity, Education, and Outreach
- Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service
- Multicultural Student Services Center
- President’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion
- Title IX Coordinator
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Aysia Woods, Administration Associate
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Role of the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
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.
- Faculty in Residence and Faculty Guides Program
- Faculty Personnel Office
- Society of the Emeriti
- Technology Commercialization Office
Libraries and Academic Innovation
Dean of Libraries and Academic Innovation
Tyler Cundiff, Special Assistant
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Role of Libraries and Academic Innovation
The dean of libraries and academic innovation 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. The dean contributes to the success of the university's strategic plan by generating, making accessible, and preserving new knowledge.
- Academic Technologies
- Center for Undergraduate Fellowships & Research
- Eckles Library
- Gelman Library
- GW Libraries and Academic Innovation
- Instructional Technology Lab
- Office of Online Education
- University Teaching & Learning Center
- Virginia Science and Technology Campus Library
Robert H. Miller
Vice President for Research
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Role of the Office of the Vice President for Research
The Office of the Vice President 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..
- Office of Industry and Corporate Research
- Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- Office of Research Integrity
- Office of Sponsored Projects
- GW Nanofabrication and Imaging Center
Chief Administrative and Business Officer, Office of the Provost
Chief Administrative and Business Officer
Office of the Provost
Role of the Chief Administrative and Business Officer, Office of the Provost
The Chief Administrative and Business Officer, Office of the Provost (CABO) performs a wide range of responsibilities. The CABO serves as a key strategic advisor to the Office of the Provost. The CABO works in full collaboration with the Provost, Deans, and Provost senior-leadership team to meet the priorities and goals of the Provost. The CABO supports the Provost in identifying and achieving the priorities and goals of the Provost organization and university, acts as an advisor to Deans and senior leaders within Academic Affairs on complex matters and strategic decisions, represents the Office of the Provost on various matters across campus, and provides project management for issues of high interest to the Provost and large-scale initiatives across the university.
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