Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Provost Portfolio Initiatives


Program Changes and Approval

The Provost & Vice-President Academic is responsible for all academic programs at the University of Alberta. The Office supports faculties in moving program proposals through required approval processes.

Quality Assurance

High quality teaching and research programs are a hallmark of the University of Alberta. That’s why the institution is committed to a rigorous quality assurance program that both maintains and builds upon the existing strengths of the U of A’s academic units and faculties.

Indigenous Initiatives

In consultation with stakeholders, the University is striving to develop a thoughtful, respectful, meaningful and sustainable response to the report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Deans Selections and Reviews

The Provost and Vice-President (Academic) has administrative responsibility for the selection and review of Deans. Recommendations on the appointment and reappointment of Deans are made to the President. Find information about Deans selection and review processes currently underway.

Awards and Funding

The University of Alberta strives to inspire, model and support excellence in teaching, learning, research and service. The University of Alberta honors members of its community with a variety of funding and awards in these areas.