Academic Affairs

Online and remote instruction has been extended through the remainder of the spring semester and final exam period. Go to for updates.

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 Interim Provost Frances C. Welch, the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs, our academic programs, personnel, policies, and centers

Careers at the College

The College of Charleston's Division of Academic Affairs 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. Catalyzing the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, define and deliver solutions. If you share our goals of building an inclusive campus community and graduating responsible global citizens, consider a career at the College of Charleston. 

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Suzanne Austin Named CofC’s Next Provost
Posted on 1 April 2020 | 4:45 pm
President Andrew T. Hsu announced Wednesday, April 1, 2020, the appointment of Suzanne Austin as the College of Charleston’s next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. Austin will succeed Interim Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Frances C. Welch, who took on the role in May of 2019. Austin will begin at CofC on July 1, 2020. […]
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Grading Policy for Spring 2020 (announced: 03/29/2020)
Posted on 30 March 2020 | 10:10 am
Grading Policy for Spring 2020 Full Term or Express II Undergraduate and Graduate Courses  College of Charleston | March 29, 2020 A notation will appear on undergraduate and graduate official transcripts indicating a significant disruption during the Spring 2020 semester The deadline for students to withdraw from one or more full term or Express II […]
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