Academic Affairs and the Provost

Welcome to the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs

The Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost is the chief academic officer of the College of Charleston and a key member of the President's senior staff. The Provost Office is responsible for all academic activities at the university. Over 20 units report to the provost, including the College of Charleston's six academic schools, the Graduate School, the Honor's College, and the Libraries, as well as the Registrar, Academic Experience, International Programs, Undergraduate Research, Institutional Research, Institutional Effectiveness, Strategic Planning, and Academic Assessment. The Provost oversees academic programs, faculty affairs, and the College's academic support functions, and works to ensure that the College of Charleston fulfills its institutional mission and goals. Read more about Provost Suzanne Austin and the Division of Academic Affairs.

From Provost Austin

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


Hours of Operation for the Division Academic Affairs Offices during Fall 2020 Remote Learning Period
Posted on 24 August 2020 | 3:15 pm
CofC Business Hours During Remote Learning Period The following list of campus offices will be open and staffed during the remote learning period beginning on Tuesday, August 25. As noted below, some offices will maintain normal operating hours from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, but all listed locations will, at a minimum, […]
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Welcome Class of 2024!
Posted on 24 August 2020 | 10:01 am
More than 2,200 new students from around the country and around the world will start their undergraduate careers at the College of Charleston this month as part of the Class of 2024. This cohort includes individuals from 45 U.S. states, districts and territories, as well as international students from a host of countries such as […]
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Philanthropic Gift is Music to the Ears
Steinway PianoThanks to a philanthropic gift, the College of Charleston has purchased an internationally revered style of piano – the Hamburg Steinway Model D concert grand piano.
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Sign-Up Availabile for FREE Random COVID-19 Testing Event on Campus
cofc lamp post banner outside Rita Liddy Hollings science centerThe College of Charleston is conducting a free random testing event for COVID-19 for students, faculty and staff from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24.
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