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Office of the Provost


Osborne Administration Building

About the Office of the Provost

The Provost is charged with the oversight of the University of South Carolina's graduate and undergraduate academic programs as well as curriculum development, program assessment and university accreditation. She is also responsible for leading the formulation and implementation of system-wide academic affairs policies relating to faculty hiring, retention, tenure, promotion and development.

The Provost provides budgetary oversight for all USC Columbia academic units and academic support areas and manages the strategic planning processes for those units.