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Academic Affairs

The Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer of the College of Charleston and a key member of the President's senior staff. The Provost oversees academic programs, faculty affairs and many academic support functions, and works to ensure that the College of Charleston fulfills its institutional mission and goals. Read more about Provost Brian McGee, the Office of the Provost, our academic programs, personnel, policies, and centers.


Academic Recruiting

At the College of Charleston, we believe that fostering diversity in our campus community is essential to educating students for life in today’s global economy. If you share our goals of building a diverse, inclusive campus community and graduating responsible global citizens, consider a career at the College of Charleston. Apply today at

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All faculty and academic staff are asked to please complete that 2018 IT Security Awareness Training via CougarEd ( by December 31, 2018. Emails with detailed instructions were sent out to applicable employees this week. Questions should be directed to please, or notify our office if you need additional assistance. 

September 28, 2018

Provost's Brown Bag Series - September 28 (Friday), EHHP Alumni Center, 12:00-1:30 p.m.

September 24, 2018

College of Charleston creates the Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston. 

August 16, 2018

College of Charleston welcomes 60 new faculty members. According to Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Brian McGee, “Some of the best and brightest people in the world are members of the College of Charleston faculty. This year, each of our six academic schools has added an impressive number of talented new faculty. We welcome them to our vibrant intellectual community. I know our students will be excited to learn from them.” 

RELATED: Get to know a little more about the new faculty at CofC this year.

August 11, 2018

In the fall of 1918, 13 women walked onto the College of Charleston campus as the first female students ever admitted to the formerly all-men’s school. To commemorate the centennial of this milestone, the College is celebrating the 2018-2019 academic year as the “Year of Women.” 

August 1, 2018

The 2018-2019 College Reads! book selection is The Hate U Give  by Angie Thomas (HarperCollins, 2017).

Incoming students received a copy of the book and an interactive Reading Guide. Students were asked to prepare for Convocation by reading the book and selecting one Convocation Project to complete and submit during their small group discussion. Author Angie Thomas will be on campus Monday, January 14, 2019. This is a change from the previously advertised date in mid-October. The feature film based on the book is scheduled for wide release on October 19.  Angie Thomas will be attending several film premier events that week, including one in her hometown of Jackson, Mississippi. We look forward to her campus visit in January!  Her public lecture will be at 7:00pm on 1/14/19 in Sottile Theatre. Stay tuned for more details. 

Other Annoucements

View the Faculty/Administrative Manual (updated August 2018) or view archive of FAM changes.

View a summary of student achievements, including graduation rates and employment statistics.

View College of Charleston Emergency Information and the Student's Guide to Hurricane PreparednessSign up for emergency notifications via the CougarAlert System

View current and previous Provost Reports included in the Faculty Senate meeting minutes.


CofC Today

College of Charleston Photos of the Week
Posted on 16 November 2018 | 3:22 pm
It's been a spectacular celebration of the arts at the College of Charleston this week. 
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College Cares Initiative Supports Local Clinic With Teddy Bear Drive
Posted on 16 November 2018 | 9:38 am
The College of Charleston's Office of Institutional Diversity’s College Cares initiative is holding a teddy bear drive for the Shifa Clinic in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
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