The mission of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs is to provide academic guidance and support that facilitates student engagement in classroom and co-curricular activities, fosters student responsbility for learning, and equips students to persist and graduate.
The vision of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs is seamless integration of academic services and relational support across a student's academic career that increases retention, cultivates persistence and promotes degree completion.
The Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs is a member of the Provost's leadership team, advises the Provost on a wide range of matters relating to curriculum, assessment, and student success initiatives, and serves as deputy to the Provost. The Vice Provost also collaborates with the undergraduate community and the university to plan and implement programs that enhance the academic life of a student and that lead to graduation and overall success.
In addition, the Vice Provost serves as University liaison with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, and is NKU’s representative to the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities (GCCCU). With responsibility for providing leadership in the areas of academic program development, academic policy development and enforcement, institutional accreditation, student learning assessment, program review, articulation agreements, course evaluations, and special initiatives.
The Vice provost also provides leadership and support for:
The Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs convenes the following committees and councils: Admissions & Academic Policies Committee and the Associate/Assistant Dean’s Council, and serves as ex officio member of the University Curriculum Committee, the General Education Committee, and the University Research Council.