Our strategic plan, Quest for Distinction, embodies VCU's dedication to advancing knowledge and student success--a dual commitment that is exceptional among research universities.
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.
Physics researchers at VCU have discovered that most of the electrolytes used in lithium-ion batteries — commonly found in consumer electronic devices — are superhalogens, and that the vast majority of these electrolytes contain toxic halogens.
Kelli Parmley will begin her new role in January 2015. Dr. Jason Smith, currently manager for evidence-based decision making at Bridging RVA, will become interim executive director effective Dec. 16.
The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering presents Hassan Nagib, Ph.D., John T. Rettaliata Distinguished Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology, as part of its Distinguished Lecturer Series.
Join VCU Police for the fifth annual Chili Challenge.
The VCU da Vinci Center hosts an information session on its Master of Product Innovation program in its studios.