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Provost Organizational Chart (text only)

This organizational chart shows the various entities in the Provost Office and what positions and responsibilities report to what entity.

The chart depicts the Provost's organization as follows:

Top center of the page: Provost (Daniel Myers).

Below and to the right, and connected by a solid line, is the Executive Assistant (Carolyn Henrich).

Below and to the left, and connected by a solid line, is the Special Assistant to the Provost (Sara Biggs).

Below and to the left of the Special Assistant, and connected by a solid line to the Provost, are the main units of the Provost Office (including the eight schools and colleges at American University). From left to right, they are:

College of Arts & Sciences ( Dean Peter Starr)
School of Education (Dean Cheryl Holcomb -McCoy)
School of International Service (Dean Christine Chin)
School of Public Affairs (Dean Vicky Wilkins )
Kogod School of Business (Dean John Delaney)
School of Communication (Dean Laura DeNardis)
Washington College of Law (Dean Camille Nelson)
School of Professional & Extended Studies (Dean Jill Klein)
University Library (University Librarian Nancy Davenport)

Below the main units are the six main sub sections of the Provost Office. They are connected by solid lines to the Provost, the same solid line from which the above entities sprout off of. From left to right, they are:

Deputy Provost & Dean of Faculty (DP-DF Mary Clark)
Dean of Graduate Studies (DGS Wendy Boland)
Vice Provost for Research (VPR Sarah Irvine Belson)
Vice Provost for Academic Student Services and Dean of Undergraduate Education (VPASS-DUE Jessica Waters)
Vice Provost for Academic Administration (VP-AA Violeta Ettle)
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Enrollment (VP-UE Sharon Alston)
Assistant Provost of Institutional Research and Assessment (AP-IRA Karen Froslid-Jones)

Reporting to the Deputy Provost & Dean of Faculty(DP-DF), and connected by a solid line below it, are: AU Abroad / Abroad at AUCareer Center (including Merit Awards), and Center for Teaching, Research & Learning (CTRL). The DAA-SVP also has the following responsibilities, which are connected by solid lines below it: Faculty Development/Leadership Development, Faculty Personnel & Contracts, Faculty Manual Policies, Misconduct & Investigations, Faculty Competitions & Awards, and IAP Academics.

Reporting to the Dean of Graduate Studies (DGS), and connected by solid lines below it, are: Graduate Marketing Strategy, Graduate Academic Regulations, Graduate Data Analytics, Graduate Advising Council, and GFA & Graduate Student Awards.

Reporting to the Vice Provost for Research (VPR), and connected by solid lines below it, are: the Office of Sponsored Programs and University-Wide Centers & Institutes. The VPR also has the following responsibilities, which are connected by solid lines below it: Research ComplianceIntellectual Property Commercialization, and Faculty Research Support Grants.

Reporting to the Vice Provost for Academic Student Services and Dean of Undergraduate Education(VPASS-DUE), and connected by solid lines below it, are: AU Core / General EducationAmerican University Experience (AUx)Honors and Scholars Programs, Learning Communities, Academic Support (students), Disability Support(students), Student-Athlete Support Program, First-Year Advising, Undergraduate Student Success and Retention. The VPASS-DUE also has the following responsibilities, which are connected by solid lines below it: Academic Integrity, Undergraduate Research, and Undergraduate Academic Regulations.

Reporting to the Vice Provost for Academic Administration (VP-AA), and connected by solid lines below it, are: the RegistrarAU Central and International Accelerator Program Operations. The VP-AA also has the following responsibilities, which are connected by solid lines below it: Budget, Administration, Staff & Personnel, Web & Technology Systems, Summer & Online Learning, and Business Development.

Reporting to the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Enrollment (VP-UE), and connected by solid lines below it, are: Admissions, Financial Aid, Enrollment Marketing & Communications, and Enrollment Operations.

Reporting to the Assistant Provost of Institutional Research and Assessment (AP-IRA),and connected by solid lines below it, are: Data Analysis & Reports, Learning Assessment, Institutional Assessment, Middle States Accreditation Liaison, and SET Administration.