The Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Auburn University serves as the chief academic officer and leads the university’s academic and outreach units. Supporting 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. To implement the goals outlined in the Strategic Plan, the Provost’s Office works directly with campus partners to advance the university’s mission and support its reputation for excellence.