Office of the Provost
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Provost's Office Staff
The Provost is the Chief Academic Officer of the University. Reporting
directly to the President, the Provost's principal responsibilities include
academic and financial oversight of all undergraduate and graduate academic
programs and the hiring of faculty, librarians, professional staff and
other personnel in collaboration with the Deans of the Colleges of Business,
Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, Science and Mathematics, and Graduate and Continuing Education. The Associate Provost for Rowan University Libraries and the Vice President for Student Life/Student Life and Assistant Provost/Dean of the Camden Campus also report to the
The Vice President for Academic Affairs oversees five campus offices/programs:
The Thomas N. Bantivoglio Honors Program
The Vice President advises the Provost/Senior Vice President for Acadcemic Affairs on matters of academic policy, curriculum, tenure and recontracting, and promotion and serves on numerous task forces and committees. She oversees the approval process for new degree programs and, as the University's Accreditation Liaison Officer is responsible for all matters relating to Middle States Accreditation. She also serves as the primary point of contact for issues involving the University Senate Committees, interacts with the Vice Presidents and Associate Vice Presidents of the other divisions to insure smooth flow of information, and handles complaints of an academic nature received by the President’s Office. She is also a member of the Administrative Cabinet and represents the University on two subcommittees of the New Jersey Presidents' Council, the Academic Issues Committee and the Transfer Committee.
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The Associate Provost works closely with the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Provost/Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs regarding issues related to curriculum and academic policies. This includes direct responsibility for administration of the Academic Integrity Process, oversight of the Academic Dismissal & Probation Process and the Grade Dispute Process, as well as the production of the Undergraduate Catalog. The Associate Provost also serves as a representative of the Office of the Provost on University Committees and Task Forces.
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The Provost Fellow is a one-year appointment designed to provide mid-career tenured faculty members opportunity to explore an administrative trajectory. Situated in Academic Affairs and working under the direction of the Provost, the Provost Fellow is at the center of growth and change at the University and participates in meaningful day-to-day activities that move the University forward. The Provost Fellow is a full-time, 12-month faculty position with no teaching. Specific duties vary, but include advising the Provost on academic matters, participating in the review of curriculum proposals, and representing the Office of Academic Affairs on University Committees and Task Forces.
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