What We Do


The Office of the Provost, at its core, works to support and enhance Emory's academic excellence, which is expressed through teaching and mentoring, scholarship and research, and major initiatives such as One Emory, the university's 10-year strategic framework.

Key Initiatives

Student Flourishing

Emory’s Student Flourishing Initiative prepares students to define and achieve their own vision of success by educating them to see the world differently, to imagine what is beyond the horizon and create platforms, companies, programs, communities—whatever it might be—in creative and ethical ways.

Learn more about Student Flourishing

AI.Humanity

AI.Humanity leverages Emory’s power to shape artificial intelligence and machine learning to benefit the human endeavor. Through a faculty hiring initiative, intensive community-building, and campus-wide educational opportunities, Emory is poised to lead a values-based data revolution.

Learn more about AI.Humanity

Enriching the Academic Environment

Emory is committed to an environment in which all faculty find belonging as well as opportunities for professional growth and achievement. One means of doing so will be to mount a faculty satisfaction survey in 2020 in association with the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Learn about the faculty survey

A POINT OF DEFINITION


What does a provost do?

As a college or university’s chief academic officer, a provost is responsible for creating and implementing its academic priorities and for the allocation of resources supporting those priorities. Working closely with the deans as well as the heads of related offices to provide the highest quality educational programs, a provost also ensures the recruitment, support, and retention of an outstanding, diverse faculty.

ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP


Emory’s provost

As Emory’s chief academic officer, Ravi V. Bellamkonda nurtures the intellectual life of the university to its fullest by engaging the community of faculty and students. By ensuring that Emory has the resources and strategic vision to embrace innovation and lead pathbreaking research across disciplines, Provost Bellamkonda makes it possible for Emory to excel in many areas: undergraduate and graduate education; cutting-edge faculty research; racial and social justice; and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Above all, the provost ensures that the university's educational and research missions serve communities around the world. 

Want to Learn More about Us?

Leadership

Learn who sits on the Council of Deans and Provost's Leadership Team.

Meet our Leaders

Office

Our team provides central support for the Office of the Provost.

Engage the Staff

Contact Us

Here's how to connect with us.

Be in Touch

Faculty Affairs

The Office of the Provost supports faculty eminence, career development, and promotion through the Office of Faculty Affairs.

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Hatchery

The Hatchery supports student innovators and entrepreneurs from our Emory schools and covers all stages of innovation from ideation to implementation.

Explore The Hatchery

COACHE

Emory partners with the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education to fully understand the faculty experience and retain, develop, and recruit the university’s best asset—faculty leaders making a difference in classrooms and laboratories across campus.

Discover more about COACHE
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Undergraduate Council

Provost Bellamkonda and other campus leaders meet regularly to identify and act upon opportunities to support students.

Learn more about the Undergraduate Council
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One Emory


Engaged for Impact

Emory is currently in the third year of a proposed 10-year strategic framework designed to promote a culture of excellence at every level of the university.

Learn about the Framework's Four Pillars