REAL Challenge Grants

Applications now being accepted; open to all full-time faculty and staff to advance experiential learning efforts. Find out how to apply »

Student success resources

Data, links and general information to help you get your students pointed in the right direction. Visit the Student Success website's resources page »

Gail Hackett, Provost

Best wishes for a happy and healthy winter break!

I would like to extend a sincere thank you to all members of the VCU community. Thank you for your amazing dedication; for your teaching, scholarship and service; for your collegiality and interdisciplinary pursuits; and for your commitment to the university community. I look forward to seeing you in 2020! 

Leadership searches

The Office of the Provost oversees key academic leadership searches for the university.

Current searches

Our mission

The VCU Office of the Provost provides the platform for student and faculty success. We make sure our faculty and academic leaders are supported and well-prepared to deliver quality programs and curricula that fit our students’ needs, not the other way around. Helping them achieve their goals, and get everything they want out of their time here at VCU, remains our top priority.

Student support

Resources for academic and personal well-being

Student resources

Faculty support

Resources for career and classroom development

Faculty resources

Program success

Resources for academic program development and success

Program resources

Applications open for 2020 REAL Poster Session
Experiential learning showcase to take place at the ICA on April 6
VCU Faculty Participate in Fall 2019 Faculty Success Program
Seven VCU faculty members were selected to participate in the fall 2019 cohort of the Faculty Success Program, presented by the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.
REAL Council holds inaugural meeting
Permanent committee to serve as advisory board and curriculum committee for VCU's experiential learning initiative
Mellon Pathways Program publishes annual report
Document provides update on progress of partnership program with John Tyler and Reynolds Community Colleges
Champions for Change
New faculty learning community connects VCU, community colleges to promote inclusive teaching practices
Making Reflection Real
Hands-on workshop illustrates the importance of reflective pedagogy
Experiential learning the focus of first-ever REAL poster session
Experiential learning initiative continues to take shape after town hall
VCU/VUU announce dual degree partnership for engineering, science degrees
Three dual degree programs between neighboring universities set to begin fall 2019
Eleven advisors recognized with 2018 UAAB awards
Making REAL progress
Group to guide experiential learning initiative holds first meeting
Supporting VCU's culture of inclusion
VCU remains committed to our culture of inclusion,with a statement supporting the transgender, gender non-conforming and gender non-binary members of our community.
Academic transformation expert visits VCU
Oct. 18, 2019
Application Deadline: Faculty Grants for the Spring 2020 Faculty Success Program
Applications are now open for VCU faculty members to apply for the spring 2020 Faculty Success Program.
Oct. 22, 2019
Course Redesign Open Forum
Academic Learning Commons, Room 4100
Carolyn Jarmon, Ph.D. from the National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT) will conduct an open forum discussing course redesign.
Nov. 1, 2019
Faculty Club
Institute for Contemporary Art
VCU Faculty Club will be held at the Institute for Contemporary Art.
Nov. 19, 2019
GEO Lunch and Learn - Nov 19
GEO Lunch and Learn Series: Working with VCU's English Language Learners
Nov. 20, 2019
GEO Lunch and Learn - Nov 20
GEO Lunch and Learn Series: Working with VCU's English Language Learners
Dec. 6, 2019
Faculty Club
Institute for Contemporary Art
VCU Faculty Club will be held at the Institute for Contemporary Art.