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About the Office

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About the Provost

Meet Interim Provost Dr. John Wiencek

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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.

VCU’s Jazz Bridge to Greater Understanding

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. You learn how to create your own voice as a "Jazz Bridge." Here's a brief excerpt from a recent joint performance. Click for additional credits.

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Quest for Distinction

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.

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News and Updates

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  • Stem in Richmond: Teach to the Tech
    Sep 22, 2014

    When companies look to the Richmond region to locate, relocate or expand, they don’t consider what they offer the region, but what the region offers them — and their employees.

  • VCU School of Education Celebrates 50 Years
    Sep 18, 2014

    The VCU School of Education is marking its 50th anniversary during the 2014-2015 academic year with special events, guest lectures and fundraising for the 50th Anniversary Scholarship Fund.

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School of Education Golden Anniversary Celebration
Sep. 23, 2014

The School of Education invites faculty and staff to a reception at the Library of Virginia that will kick off the 50th anniversary year of the school.

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Humanities Research Center Speaker Series
Oct. 3, 2014

Humanities Research Center Speaker Series: American Historical Association's Tuning Project

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Lobs & Lights
Oct. 25, 2014

The Mary and Frances Youth Center’s “Lobs & Lessons” program celebrates its 10-year anniversary with a glow tennis event called “Lobs & Lights” at the youth center.

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