The Office of the Provost is responsible for ensuring a quality educational experience for students while providing support for new and existing faculty and actively engaging with our community.
We are connected—both locally and globally. The Office of the Provost works to ensure that VCU is a community of engaged learners and scholars, while also helping prepare students for the global environment.
We have a plan for VCU’s future. The Office of the Provost plays a leading role in VCU’s strategic direction, aligning resources with priorities and providing data and analysis to support decision making.
Our campus hums with the energy of students exploring a unique urban environment. The Office of the Provost works to ensure a successful college experience—from the first day on campus to graduation.
At VCU, extraordinary faculty drive our success. The Office of the Provost assists faculty with the policy and curriculum development process, recruiting and retention, and teaching and learning innovation.
Becoming a part of VCU means joining a community of scholars who teach, innovate, collaborate and conduct research that impacts lives and health—in our community and around the world.
The Office of the Provost is responsible for ensuring a quality educational experience for students while providing support for new and existing faculty and actively engaging with the university and Richmond community.
What do you learn when jazz students from VCU and the University of KwaZulu-Natal come together to explore the parallels in racial/cultural divides in Richmond and Durban, South Africa? You learn how we are all alike. You learn about jazz as a voice of social justice around the world. You learn how to create your own voice as a "Jazz Bridge." Here's a brief segment from a recent joint performance.
Our strategic plan, Quest for Distinction, embodies VCU's dedication to advancing knowledge and student succes--a dual commitment that is exceptional among research universities.
VCU’s 32nd annual Opening Faculty Address and Convocation honored outstanding faculty and recognized some of the university’s best student scholars.
Interim Provost John Wiencek offers his first blog post in the new "Provost's Blog" series. In this post, Dr. Wiencek discusses our midpoint in Quest for Distinction and likely challenges ahead for VCU.
RamBikes hosts a public forum to gather public comments on a proposed bicycle sharing program for VCU.
The Office of Continuing and Professional Education has announced the fall 2014 schedule of classes for the Faculty and Staff Language Program at VCU.
The ALT Lab is launching a full day of exploration to introduce VCU to its mission of deeper learning, high engagement, and distinction through connected learning for a networked world.