Shapiro Science Center

Serving the Academy

The provost is Brandeis University's chief academic officer and the second ranking member of the administration, responsible for all areas of the university

Working closely with the president, the provost provides leadership for strategic planning, institutional planning and budgets, educational activities and research initiatives. Through oversight, he assures that financial and human resources are aligned with the university’s mission.

The provost is responsible for academic and administrative governance of the School of Arts and SciencesThe Heller School for Social Policy and Managementthe Brandeis International Business Schoolthe Rabb School of Continuing StudiesUniversity LibrariesThe Rose Art Museumthe research centers, and academic support offices. The senior vice presidents, vice provosts, senior advisors, deans and administrative staff support the provost in these efforts.