Policies and Procedures

The Provost and Vice-President (Academic) is responsible for a number of policies and procedures that guide faculty leadership, freedom of expression, and academic programs.

Deans Selections & 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.

Freedom of Expression

The University of Alberta actively fosters an inclusive culture committed to the expression of, exposure to, and debate of diverse points of view. Our campuses are forums for rigorous debate. Our work and study excel through exchange and collaboration. Our discourses and discoveries are enriched by the diversity of individuals, groups, disciplines, perspectives, approaches, and questions that characterize our community.

Program Changes & Approvals

The Provost & Vice-President (Academic) supports faculties with program assessments as well as in moving program proposals through required approval processes.

Quality Assurance

High quality teaching and research programs are a hallmark of the University of Alberta. 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.