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Academics

Welcome to the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affair is responsible for fostering academic excellence in teaching, research, creative activities, and service. To fulfill its mission, the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs shall provide oversight for all academic programs and experiential bodies of knowledge.  We work closely with the faculty senate and the president to advance ASU.  

Home to 7 colleges and Levi Watkins Learning Center, numerous academic programs.  At ASU, we provide our students with opportunities for rigorous educational experiences that promote them in forming their commitment to live extraordinary lives of consequence through leadership and service in their professions, communities, and globally.  From traditional face-to-face programs to online programs, ASU offers something for everyone. The ASU community has outstanding talent, with more than 200 faculty members who are experts in their respective fields of study.  ASU is committed to fostering critical thought, encouraging artistic creativity, and adding to the academic and experiential bodies of knowledge.  

With exceptional faculty, students and staff, work every day to sustain and enhance the quality of our education and impact of the university on higher education and the city, country and world.  It is the mission of the Office of the Provost to sustain an academically-focused environment that promotes the University’s evolution as one of the state’s premier comprehensive and diversified institutions of higher education.  

Thank you for visiting the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. I encourage you to learn more about ASU’s programs, faculty, and supportive community. Please feel free to contact the Provost’s Office with any academic-related questions. Go Hornets! 

Carl Pettis  
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs