What Does the Provost Do?

The provost is the chief academic officer of Emory University. His mission is to advance Emory's academic progress and nurture the university's intellectual life by engaging and promoting Emory's community of faculty, students, and staff.

The provost collaborates with leaders and partners throughout Emory to formulate university policy and academic priorities and to ensure appropriate allocation of resources and space. In addition to managing the promotion and tenure process, he initiates crosscutting opportunities and coordinates initiatives in undergraduate, graduate, and professional education.

He also chairs the Ways and Means Committee and leads the preparation of the university's annual unrestricted operating budget.

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