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.
Contact: Caroline James | [email protected] | 202-994-6510
The Senior Associate Provost for Special Projects leads special initiatives that contribute broadly to the University's agenda for providing distinct and distinguished graduate education and enhanced academic experiences for undergraduates. The Senior Associate Provost works in coordination with key stakeholders to ensure successful implementation and sustainability of cross function and multidisciplinary initiatives.
The 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 response 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 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.
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.
The Senior Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education focuses on enhancing the academic experience of undergraduates across the university. This includes developing and facilitating programs to improve student satisfaction and retention, student success, and the overall learning environment. In addition, the Senior Associate Provost coordinates the review of programs and policies affecting undergraduate education and works with all of GW’s colleges and schools to create a dynamic learning environment and advance university priorities.
The Vice Provost for Enrollment and Student Success oversees GW’s efforts to recruit and retain diverse and academically talented undergraduate and graduate students.
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.
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.
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