ACADEMIC AFFAIRS DIVISION
The Provost heads the Division of Academic Affairs and reports directly to the President. The Provost has broad responsibility for the direction, coordination, and supervision of the instructional programs, enrollment management functions, adult and continuing education programs, information technology, dual degree programs, and academic support services.
The area of Academic Affairs is divided into four colleges: Arts and Science, Education, Business, and Health Sciences. In cooperation with department chairs each dean is responsible for supervising and coordinating of the academic programs, recommending tenure, and making budget recommendations. Each dean is assisted by advisory committees within the college as outlined in college by-laws. Graduate programs are coordinated through the deans offices with the help of program coordinators in each discipline offering graduate education. Each college has an assistant dean who works to facilitate college operations as specified by the deans. The Associate Vice President for Extended University reports to the Provost.
The Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs has responsibility for the Honors & Scholars Program, Academic Engagement, International Education Center, and Coverdell Institute. In addition the Associate VP handles faculty development programs and student appeals.
The Dean/University Librarian reports to the Provost. The Dean Librarian has administrative responsibility for the Library and Instructional Technology Center.
The Chief Administrative Officer reports to the Provost and is responsible for the operation of GCSU Macon Center for Graduate and Professional Learning and for supervising the operations at the GCSU Warner Robins campus.
The Vice President also supervises the following areas:
- Bridge Scholars Program
- Career Services
- Financial Aid
- Graduate Admissions
- Student Success (Advising and Retention)
- Information Technology
- Institutional Research
- The Georgia Digital Information Group