The Provost is responsible for overseeing the overall academic integrity of the entire institution. In consultation with faculty, officers and Trustees, the Provost is responsible for all strategic plans and initiatives, particularly those that transcend a single faculty, and for coordinating institutional academic, financial and facilities planning.
Working with the academic deans, the Provost also is responsible for supporting and advancing the programs, the teaching, and the scholarship of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Tuck School of Business, the Thayer School of Engineering, and the Dartmouth Medical School. The appropriate Deans have full operating responsibility in each case.
The Provost serves as the chair of the Budget Committee, and has major responsibility for setting budget priorities and developing a strategic financial plan.
The Provost also coordinates support of the research infrastructure and supervises the Office of Sponsored Projects, and is responsible for coordinating government relations activities.
Major academic support centers report to the Provost, including the Libraries, Computing Services, the Hopkins Center and the Hood Museum. In addition, a number of offices, centers and programs report to the Provost, including the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, Institutional Research, Montgomery Endowment, the Tucker Foundation, the Institute for Security, Technology, and Society, the Dickey Center, the Ethics Institute, the Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity, Campus Planning & Facilities, the Rassias Foundation, the ILEAD, the Electron Microscope Facility, the Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P), The Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network, Dartmouth College Press/University Press of New England and the Technology Transfer Office. The Provost is the Dartmouth officer responsible for coordinating the College's relationship with the University Press of New England.
The Provost also serves as a member of the trustee Committees on Facilities (ex-officio, agenda officer), Academic Affairs (ex-officio, agenda officer), Medical School (ex-officio), Thayer School (ex-officio), Tuck School (ex-officio), Finance (ex-officio), Student Affairs (guest) and Development (guest).
Last Updated: 9/17/12