The Office of the Provost oversees all academic programs and units and supports the academic mission of the University by ensuring the quality of academic programs, providing support activities that enhance teaching and learning, making services available that enable faculty and student involvement in education, research, and creative expression, and supporting research excellence with a focus on the land-grant mission.
Dr. Ronald Marx is the Interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at the University of Arizona. He was appointed to the position on July 1, 2023. As the University's chief academic officer, he oversees all academic programs, faculty affairs, student affairs, libraries, Arizona International, Arizona Online, and student support services. More about Interim Provost Marx.
Information on current and past initiatives within the Office of the Provost. The Provost provides leadership on initiatives and implements strategic planning by ensuring the University demonstrates excellence as it pursues its goals.
Information on faculty matters related to professional development, career advancement, and support which includes hiring, promotion, reviews, leadership development, and diversity initiatives for tenure-track, career-track, continuing status professionals, and academic administrators.
Information on activities supporting the academic success of all students, increasing retention and graduation rates through programming, evidence-based practices and robust assessment, and setting our diverse and talented students to be innovative problem solvers who are prepared to lead meaningful lives and improve society.
Diversity and Inclusion
At the University of Arizona, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive community. Diversity and inclusiveness are core values for the University of Arizona and offer a competitive advantage in attracting faculty, staff, students, and their families. We invite you to make a difference in diversity by practicing inclusiveness.
Information on employment, financial, and operational policies and procedures, and frequently used forms can be found here along with other information such as about Activity Informed Budgeting (AIB), Provost Business Office, data and reporting, stipends, Eminent Scholars program, and Foundation.