Provost & VP Academic
Welcome to the Office of the Provost & Vice President Academic
The Provost & Vice President Academic is responsible for the planning, development, administration, and integrity of the academic affairs of the University. Reporting to the President, the Provost holds primary responsibility for developing and implementing integrated planning initiatives and a multi-year budget framework that supports the priorities and strategic directions of Trent University. The Provost is responsible for the overall supervision of the University’s academic programs, joint programs with partner institutions, and the development of academic policy.
The Provost & Vice President Academic is the Chief Academic Officer of the University, providing leadership within the university community: revitalizing the academic core by defining academic priorities and implementing them; revitalizing faculty and the student body by guarding academic standards and freedom; and serving as an advocate for academic integrity and excellence in communications with government, the public, and the Board of Governors.
The Provost & Vice President Academic oversees the administration of undergraduate and graduate academic programs, actively encouraging excellence in teaching, scholarship, and research. The Vice President is a leader in maintaining criteria and mechanisms for periodic reviews of undergraduate and graduate academic programs, annual performance reviews of Deans, Associate Vice Presidents, and the University Librarian. As Chair of the Provost’s Planning Group (PPG), the Provost & Vice President Academic leads an effective management vehicle for academic, budgetary, and administrative decision-making.
Provost & Vice President Academic
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