The provost serves as VGU chief academic officer, working with the president to oversee academic policies and activities university-wide. The Office of the Provost works closely with the University’s academic and administrative leaders to:
Improve VGU performance in building a diverse pipeline of scholars and in developing scholars at all stages of the academic career ladder
Advance university-wide approaches to compliance and research policy
Support University cultural and artistic entities and projects
Oversee and coordinate the University’s international activities
Support faculty, students, and academic professionals in advancing innovations in teaching and learning; and
Oversee activities pertaining to intellectual property, technology transfer, research collaborations with industry, and trademark licensing.