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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; Faculty Senators; System Campus Academic Leadership; Carolina Distinguished Professors; Vice Presidents and Vice Provosts are invited to the Provost's Retreat, near the beginning of each semester.


Previous Meetings


Fall 2019

The fall meeting was held on Friday, August 23, 2019, in the Karen J. Williams Courtroom, School of Law. 
Meeting Agenda
Presentation Slides

Spring 2019

The spring meeting was held on Friday, February 22, 2019, in the Karen J. Williams Courtroom, School of Law. 
Meeting Agenda
Presentation Slides 


Fall 2018

The fall meeting was held on September 28, 2018, in the Russell House Ballroom.
Meeting Agenda
Presentation Slides 


Spring 2018

The Spring 2018 meeting was held on February 2, 2018, in the Russell House Ballroom.


Fall 2017

The Fall 2017 Provost’s Retreat was held on Friday, October 6, 2017, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.  Presentation slides [pdf] from the event are available for download.


Spring 2016

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

Meeting Materials
Retreat Agenda [pdf]
Provost Gabel's Presentation Slides [pdf]
Finance and Budget Overview [pdf], Leslie Brunelli, vice president for finance and cfo
EAB and Degree Works [pdf], Helen Doerpinghaus, senior vice provost and dean of undergraduate studies
Campus Climate Presentation Slides [pdf], John Dozier, chief diversity officer
Living the Brand Presentation Slides [pdf], Wes Hickman, chief communications officer


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.

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