Reporting to the President, the Provost is the chief academic officer of the University
whose role touches virtually every aspect of life at the University of Memphis. The
Provost is charged with overall leadership of academic affairs and fosters support
for the tripartite mission of the University:
- Provide students with superior learning experiences built on strong academic programs,
a global and technological environment, and rich engagement opportunities in the University's
- The pursuit of new knowledge through basic research and interdisciplinary scholarship,
including artistic creation, in order to build on the U of M's reputation as a great
metropolitan research university;
- Leading productive engagement with our community, state, nation and the global community
in such areas as public health, community hazards, learning technologies, entertainment
industries, and transportation.
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