This Is Auburn Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

Welcome to the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Auburn University. The Provost serves as the Chief Academic Officer and provides leadership to the University's academic, research and outreach units. In support of Auburn's land-grant mission, the Provost's Office is committed to advancing initiatives designed to increase student retention and graduation, promote active and engaged learning, and support faculty and student success. Working to implement the goals and commitments outlined in the Strategic Plan, the Provost's Office works directly with campus partners to ensure the University upholds its reputation for excellence.

In January 2018, Bill Hardgrave began serving as Auburn's Provost where he provides leadership to Auburn’s 12 colleges and schools and oversees the university’s academic resources, support units, and instructional and research programs.

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

The 2013-2018 Strategic Plan outlines the goals, commitments and areas of emphasis that will support the university as we progress toward our chosen future. The identified priorities continue to advance Auburn University through seizing new opportunities, while the strategic commitments reinforce the institution's capacity for excellence.

Last Updated: November 24, 2018