Mellon Pathways Program

The 2018-19 annual report on the Mellon Pathways program is now available. Read about the progress made in the partnership with VCCS.

Champions for Change

New faculty learning community connects VCU, community colleges to promote inclusive teaching practices. Learn more about the yearlong program »

Making Reflection Real

Hands-on workshop illustrates the importance of reflective pedagogy. Read recap and see photos from the event »

Gail Hackett, Provost

Provost update - Convocation on Aug. 29

Please plan on joining us at the W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts for VCU’s 37th Annual Faculty Convocation, where President Michael Rao will welcome faculty members and honor this year's distinguished faculty award recipients.

This year's event will be held Aug. 29 from 3-4 p.m. For more information, contact UNIVevents@vcu.edu.

Leadership searches

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

Current searches

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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.

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Mellon Pathways Program publishes annual report
Document provides update on progress of partnership program with John Tyler and Reynolds Community Colleges
VCU Faculty Participants Chosen for Summer 2019 Faculty Success Program
Seven VCU faculty members were selected to participate in the summer 2019 cohort of the Faculty Success Program, Presented by the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.
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 Faculty Members Selected for Spring 2019 Faculty Success Program
Recently the VCU Office of the Provost selected five faculty members to participate in the spring 2019 Faculty Success Program.
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
Sept. 6, 2019
Faculty Club
Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA)
VCU Faculty Club will be held at the Institute for Contemporary Art.
Sept. 9, 2019
Faculty Fellows Program Applications Due
Application deadline for the Office of the Provost Faculty Fellows Program.
Sept. 16, 2019
Faculty Peer Mentoring Applications Due
Deadline for submitting application materials for the Faculty Peer Mentoring Program.
Oct. 4, 2019
Faculty Club
Institute for Contemporary Art
VCU Faculty Club will be held at the Institute for Contemporary Art.
Nov. 1, 2019
Faculty Club
Institute for Contemporary Art
VCU Faculty Club will be held at the Institute for Contemporary Art.
Dec. 6, 2019
Faculty Club
Institute for Contemporary Art
VCU Faculty Club will be held at the Institute for Contemporary Art.