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The provost is the senior officer of the College responsible for the academic affairs of the institution. The provost reports directly to the president and oversees the following areas:

Duties and Responsibilities 

The Provost's duties and responsibilities include the role of chief adviser to the president and to the faculty on academic affairs for which the provost formulates educational policies, presenting them to the faculty for consideration and to the president for approval; overseeing and enhancing academic programs and the academic work of the College; reviewing and recommending proposals related to academic programs; and staffing the Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees.  The provost also calls the attention of the College, and specifically the faculty, to changing thoughts and practices in higher education.

The Office of the Provost is responsible for recruitment, orientation, and retention of faculty. The provost recommends, in consultation with the Tenure and Promotion Committee,  candidates for tenure and promotion.

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Contact Us

Special Assistant to the Provost
Office of the Provost Spelman College 350 Spelman Lane, S.W.,
Box 1209 Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
404-270-5021  Office
404-270-5028 Fax

Campus Location
Rockefeller Hall, Room 101


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