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Provost Perspective: Collegiality and involvement

Every year at Freshman Convocation – one of my favorite events of the academic year – the incoming class is assigned one of our core institutional values as a theme. For the Class of 2020, that value is inclusivity. I think this ritual is beneficial...

Provost Perspective: SACSCOC visit

After months and months of strenuous, coordinated effort, we’re close to the finish line when it comes to our accreditation. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges’ (SACSCOC) on-site team will be vising Augusta...

Provost Perspective: Student Engagement

While it’s been wonderful to watch how the new Augusta University branding has captured the imagination of the greater Augusta community, even more exciting has been the way our own Augusta University family has responded to it. With a solid look...

Provost Perspective: Quality Enhancement Plan

If 2015 was a year of change – perhaps the biggest in the change-filled years since consolidation – then 2016 could very well be a year of establishing solid foundations, and nothing establishes a foundation quite like the accreditation process. The...

Provost Perspective: Leadership development

The value of good leadership is something that can’t be overemphasized, and we’ve always recognized the importance of building leadership capacity across our vast and varied institution. Not only does it make our organization better equipped to meet...

The Provost Perspective: Student Recruitment

Now that it’s fall, we’re particularly focused on recruiting next year’s freshman class. While this year we experienced an overall decrease in enrollment – down just under 200 students compared to last year, mostly due to the number of nonreturning...

Provost Perspective: Summer Programs

While summer is a time for relaxing with friends and family as well as laying the necessary and important groundwork for the academic year that follows, it also provides our institution a wonderful opportunity for community outreach. Thanks to the...

Provost Perspective: Summer efforts

For those who don’t know the ins and outs of an organization as large and complex as the one we’re all fortunate to be a part of, spring commencement can seem like an endpoint. While the new graduates are heading out to meet their futures, to the...

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