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 Suzanne Austin, the Academic Affairs division, and our academic programs and centers.

Messages from Provost Austin

Also, please view previous Provost Reports within the Faculty Senate minutes.

Careers at the College

The College actively seeks to attract a diverse group of faculty and staff who will help students excel academically and who will encourage individuals to thrive while engaging in original inquiry and creative expression in an atmosphere of intellectual freedom. If you share our core values, consider a career at the College of Charleston. Learn more about our academic recruiting and apply online.


CofC welcomes Provost Austin
Posted on 1 July 2020 | 6:05 pm
Please join us in welcoming our new Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Suzanne Austin. Austin joined the College of Charleston’s leadership team on July 1, 2020. In this role, Dr. Austin serves as the chief academic officer of the College of Charleston and a key member of the President’s senior staff. Austin […]
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Plan ahead for curriculum proposals in AY 2020-21
Posted on 5 June 2020 | 10:25 am
Plan now for your curriculum proposals in AY 2020-21, and please note the deadlines for specific types of proposals: Click here for the undergraduate curriculum calendar. Click here for the graduate curriculum calendar. Proposals that do not arrive per the specified deadlines unfortunately cannot be considered. 2020-21 Curriculog forms will be available July 1, 2020. Thanks in […]
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‘Back on the Bricks’: What to Know
cofc face masksDuring an information session for students and parents on Thursday, July 9, 2020, CofC leaders highlighted details of Back on the Bricks: The College of Charleston Plan for Fall 2020, offering more specifics on how the institution will handle academics, health and wellness, and the student experience amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Ancient Dolphin Skeleton Advances Research of Species’ Evolution
Bobby Boessenecker with the skeleton of the Ancient Dolphin AnkylorhizaThe well-preserved 24 million-year-old ancient dolphin skeleton at the College of Charleston's Mace Brown Museum of Natural History is helping to answer questions about the evolution of early branching dolphins.
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