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Office of the Provost

Osborne Administration Building

About the Office of the Provost

Provost Meetings

All Academic Deans, Associate and Assistant Deans, Department Chairs, SmartState Chairs, Directors of Schools, Programs, Faculty Senators, Institutes and Centers, System Campus Academic Leadership, Carolina Distinguished Professors, Vice Presidents and Vice Provosts are invited to the Provost's Meeting, near the beginning of each semester.

Spring 2018

The next Provost's Retreat will be held on February  2, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Russell House Ballroom. A continental breakfast will be included.

RSVP to attend the meeting below.


Previous Meetings

Provost's Meeting, Fall 2017

The Fall 2017 Provost’s Retreat was held on Friday, October 6, 2017  at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. If you were able to attend, please complete a brief survey and share your feedback. Presentation slides [pdf] from the event are available for download.

Provost's Meeting, Spring 2016

The Spring 2016 Provost Meeting was held on January 8, 2016 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

Meeting Materials
Retreat Agenda [pdf]
Provost Gabel's Presentation Slides [pdf]
Finance and Budget Overview [pdf], Leslie Brunelli, vice president for finance and cfo
EAB and Degree Works [pdf], Helen Doerpinghaus, senior vice provost and dean of undergraduate studies
Campus Climate Presentation Slides [pdf], John Dozier, chief diversity officer
Living the Brand Presentation Slides [pdf], Wes Hickman, chief communications officer

Provost's Faculty Forum, Spring 2016

Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Joan T. A. Gabel, hosted a faculty forum on Wednesday, January 13. All faculty were invited to attend. The Provost spoke about her first four months at the university and shared her vision for the future. The presentation was followed by a question and answer session.  View the recording of the event online.