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At the top of the chart is the Board of Trustees

Immediately below the Board of Trustees is the President

Below the President are:


Provost's Office

Below the Provost are the Deans of the seven schools and colleges that comprise the university:

  • The College of Arts and Sciences
  • The Kogod School of Business
  • The School of Communication
  • The School of International Service
  • The School of Public Affairs
  • The Washington College of Law
  • The School of Professional and Extended Studies
The School of Professional and Extended Studies includes:
  • Graduate Gateway
  • Professional Development Programs
  • The Washington Mentorship Program
  • The Washington Semester Program
  • Washington Internships for Native Students

Also below the Provost is the Interim Dean of Academic Affairs and Senior Vice Provost, whose office includes:

  • AU Abroad/Abroad at AU
  • The Career Center (Merit and Awards)
  • The Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning

Also below the Provost is the University Librarian

Also below the Provost is the Vice Provost, Academic Administration, whose office includes:

  • AU Central
  • Registrar

Also below the Provost is the Vice Provost, Research and Dean, Graduate Studies, whose office includes:

  • The Graduate Program Directors
  • The Research Compliance Manager
  • Sponsored Programs
  • University-Wide Centers and Institutes

Also below the Provost is the Vice Provost, Undergraduate Enrollment, whose office includes:

  • Administration and Fiscal Affairs
  • Admissions and Welcome Center
  • Enrollment Communications
  • Enrollment Marketing and Recruitment
  • Enrollment Systems
  • Financial Aid

Also below the Provost is the Vice Provost, Undergraduate Studies, whose office includes:

  • The Advising Council
  • The Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program
  • General Education, University College, and Learning Communities
  • The Three-Year BA Program
  • The University Honors Program
  • University Retention

Also below the Provost is the Director, Institutional Research and Assessment

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University Communication and Marketing

Below the Vice President, Communication, is the Assistant Vice President, University Communication, whose office includes:

  • Media Relations
  • Online Content
  • Web Communications

Also below the Vice President, Communication, is the Assistant Vice President, University Marketing, whose office includes:

  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Video

Also below the Vice President, Communication, is the Assistant Vice President, University Publications, whose office includes:

  • American Magazine
  • Design
  • Editorial
  • Photos and Administration

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Office of Campus Life

Below the Vice President, Campus Life, is the Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students, whose office includes:

  • The Academic Support and Access Center
  • The Counseling Center
  • New Student Programs
  • The Student Health Center
  • Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution Services
  • The Wellness Center

Also below the Vice President, Campus Life, is the Assistant Vice President, Campus Life, whose office includes:

  • The Center for Community Engagement and Service
  • The Center for Diversity and Inclusion
  • International Student and Scholar Services
  • The Kay Spiritual Life Center
  • Student Activities
  • The University Center

Also below the Vice President, Campus Life, is the Assistant Vice President, Housing and Dining Programs

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Office of General Counsel

Below the Vice President and General Counsel is the Office of General Counsel

Also below the Vice President and General Counsel is the Assistant Vice President, Human Resources, whose office includes:

  • Benefits and Wellness
  • The Child Development Center
  • Compensation
  • Employee Relations
  • Faculty/Staff Assistance
  • Learning and Development
  • Recruiting

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Development and Alumni Relations

Below the Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations, is the Assistant Vice President, Alumni Relations, whose office includes:

  • Alumni Communications
  • Alumni Outreach
  • Alumni Programs
  • Annual Giving

Also below the Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations, is the Assistant Vice President, Campaigns and Planning, whose office includes:

  • Regional Advancement
  • Research and Prospect Management
  • Technology and Information Services

Also below the Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations, is the Assistant Vice President, Development, whose office includes:

  • Central School/College Development
  • Planned Giving
Also below the Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations, is the Assistant Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

Also below the Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations, is the Assistant Vice President, University Programs, whose office includes:

  • Athletics Advancement
  • Library Development
  • Parent Advancement
  • Stewardship and Donor Relations

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Office of Finance

Below the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer, is the Assistant Vice President, University Budget and Finance Resource Center, whose office includes:

  • The Finance Analyst Team
  • The Finance Resource Center
  • Payroll
  • The University Budget

Also below the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer, is the Assistant Vice President, External Relations and Auxiliary Services, whose office includes:

  • Auxiliary Services and Commercial Real Estate
  • Finance Communications and Web
  • Local Government and Community Relations
  • Mail Services

Also below the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer, is the Assistant Vice President, Facilities Management, whose office includes:

  • Capital Renewal Projects
  • Commissioning
  • Energy/Engineering
  • Facilities Management
  • Housekeeping
  • Transportation
  • 2Fix Customer Response Center

Also below the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer, is the Assistant Vice President, Planning and Project Management:

  • Construction Management
  • Sustainability
  • The University Architect

Also below the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer, is the Associate Vice President, Finance and Assistant Treasurer, whose office includes:

  • Accounting
  • Accounts Payable
  • Capital Account Reporting
  • Debt Management
  • Investment Management
  • Procurement and Contracts
  • Student Accounts
  • Treasury Operations

Also below the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer, is the Assistant Vice President, Risk Management and Safety Services, whose office includes:

  • Business Compliance
  • Disaster Recovery Continuity Planning
  • Emergency Planning and Management
  • Environmental Health and Safety
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Parking and Traffic
  • Public Safety

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Office of Information Technology

Below the Chief Information Officer is the Associate Chief Information Officer, whose office includes:

  • Enterprise Systems
  • Technology Operations
  • Project Management
Also below the Chief Information Officer is the Senior Director, Customer Services and Support

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Office of the President

The Office of the President includes the Chief of Staff and Secretary, Board of Trustees

Reporting to the Chief of Staff are the Co-Directors of Special Events.

Also reporting to the Chief of Staff is the General Manager of WAMU 88.5, whose offices include:

  • Programming
  • Business Administration
  • Corporate Marketing
  • Development
  • Marketing and Communications

The Director of Athletics and Recreation reports to the President

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