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Office of the Provost

Osborne Administration Building

About the Office of the Provost

Provost Meetings

All Academic Deans, Associate and Assistant Deans, Department Chairs, SmartState Chairs, Directors of Schools, Programs, Institutes and Centers, System Campus Academic Leadership, Carolina Distinguished Professors, Vice Presidents and Vice Provosts are invited to the Provost's Meeting, just before the beginning of each semester.

Spring 2016 Provost's Meeting

The Spring 2016 Provost Meeting was held on January 8, 2016 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

Participant survey links about goals from the event are still available. Attendees are also invited to complete a brief, online evaluation regarding the Spring 2016 Provost’s Retreat.

Meeting Materials

Speaker Materials


Retreat Agenda [pdf]

Joan T.A. Gabel, executive vice president for academic affairs and provost
Status of Academic Affairs

Provost Gabel's Presentation Slides [pdf]

Breakout Sessions

Interdisciplinary Research: Opportunities & Challenges
Prakash Nagakartti, vice president for research

Finance and Budget Overview
Leslie Brunelli, vice president for finance and cfo

Managing Change: EAB and Degree Works
Helen Doerpinghaus, senior vice provost and dean of undergraduate studies

Finance and Budget Overview
EAB and Degree Works [pdf]

John Dozier, chief diversity officer
Campus Climate

Campus Climate Presentation Slides [pdf]

Wes Hickman, chief communications officer
Living the Brand

Living the Brand Presentation Slides [pdf]



Past Meetings

Provost's Faculty Forum, Spring 2016

Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Joan T. A. Gabel, hosted a faculty forum on Wednesday, January 13. All faculty were invited to attend. The Provost spoke about her first four months at the university and shared her vision for the future. The presentation was followed by a question and answer session.  View the recording of the event online.


Fall 2015

The Fall 2015 Provost Meeting was held Friday, August 14, 2015 at the Darla Moore School of Business.

Meeting Materials
Agenda [pdf]
Powerpoint slides (includes all speakers) [pdf]
Sexual Assault Awareness Handout [pdf]
EAB Student Success Collaborative Handout [pdf]

Spring 2015

The Spring 2015 Provost's meeting was held on Jan. 9, 2015 in the Campus Room at Capstone. View the event Agenda