The Provost is the chief academic and budget officer of the university and is responsible for fulfilling and furthering the University’s academic mission statement:
Carleton University is and will be a university dedicated to excellence in research, graduate and undergraduate education. It is the vision of Carleton University that research and teaching are an indivisible unity of endeavour. Within this unity, our teaching focuses on student success and promotes creative and critical inquiry. Our research constitutes a strong force, expanding human knowledge and understanding and addressing the challenges of our world. As Canada’s Capital University, Carleton is and will be committed to enhancing and influencing the intellectual, economic, social, and cultural capacity and development of Ottawa and the surrounding regions and communities that it serves in Canada and the world.
The Provost is responsible for strategic planning and for fostering an environment of academic excellence and innovation for students, faculty and staff. The Provost represents Carleton academics externally and is responsible for ensuring that Carleton is competitive in Canada and an academic leader across the world. Carleton's Strategic Integrated Plan Strategic Mandate Agreement
The Provost oversees the academic operations of Carleton’s Faculties and Library:Executive LeadershipFaculty of Arts and Social SciencesFaculty of Engineering and Design Faculty of Public AffairsFaculty of Science Sprott School of Business Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral AffairsMacOdrum Library
Through Teaching and Learning Services, Carleton promotes experiential learning and high-impact teaching practices that foster lifelong learning and, ultimately, student success. The Provost collaborates with the Vice-President (Research and International) to promote research excellence across the university. The Provost promotes continuous improvement of student retention, graduation and employability.
The Provost and Vice-President (Academic) provides support and resources for academic careers across the University. Current faculty can access resources and forms on the Provost’s Intranet site. Current Academic Opportunities
Carleton fosters the development of an inclusive and transformational university culture where individual distinctiveness and a sense of belonging drive excellence in learning, research, teaching, and working.
The Provost is Carleton’s Chief Budget Officer and serves as the chair of the Provost's Budget Working Group.
Carleton is committed to pursuing reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples both on and off campus. Published in 2020, Kinàmàgawin includes 41 Carleton-specific calls to action that encompass an overarching goal of making campus a safer space for current and future Indigenous students, staff and faculty members. The Provost facilitates and supports Carleton’s Indigenous initiatives and serves as one of three co-chairs on the Carleton University Indigenous Strategic Initiatives Committee. The committee was convened in Fall 2018 to revitalize the University’s Indigenous strategy and re-energize our relationships with Indigenous communities in the region and across the country.
The Office of the Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (Academic) oversees curriculum development and the quality assurance process for all academic programs.
Carleton has collective agreements with academic staff including faculty, instructors and professional librarians (CUASA), Teaching Assistants and Contract Instructors employed by Carleton (CUPE 4600 Units 1 and 2), and Postdoctoral Fellows (PSAC 77000).
Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic)
503 Tory Building
1125 Colonel By Drive
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