Academic Affairs and the Provost

Welcome to the Office of the Provost and the Division of Academic Affairs

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Suzanne Austin is the chief academic officer of the College of Charleston and a key member of the President's senior staff. 


The Office of the Provost is responsible for all academic activities at the university. The Division of Academic Affairs includes 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, 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.