Monday, May 2, 2016

Office of Provost IU Bloomington, IN

What the provost does The Office of the Provost oversees all academic units on the Bloomington campus and coordinates initiatives related to faculty research, creative activity, and professional development; diversity; sustainability; and student success and well-being. The provost promotes a campus environment of expansive inclusivity, rigorous intellectual inquiry, and compassionate engagement with the community in Bloomington and around the world. The provost reports directly to the president and works with all the academic and administrative units on the Bloomington campus to meet the university’s strategic goals. Her specific duties include: Energizing research and creative activity Securing funding for the sciences and research in all fields Recruiting and retaining top-quality faculty Managing academic appointments, searches, tenure, and promotion Leading the university’s globalization efforts Overseeing the improvement of academic quality of the student body Elevating the campus intellectual climate Safeguarding and improving diversity, humanity, and accessibility