Academic Mission/Leadership

Academic affairs is the core of the University which is comprised of the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Education and Human Services, the School of Health Professions and Studies, the School of Management, and many support programs and centers.  Under the direction of the Chancellor, academic affairs is lead by the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs who serves as the chief academic officer of the campus.  The Provost advises in the formulation of undergraduate and graduate academic policy and plans, working with deans, other academic administration and faculty governance bodies.  The Provost provides leadership in the pursuit of campus-wide academic excellence and supervises all units within the realm of academic affairs.  The Provost leads academic affairs by supporting the Strategic Plan for the University of Michigan-Flint in three distinct directions that emerge from our mission:  sustain and enhance excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarship; foster increased student centeredness; and build on our tradition of engaged citizenship.  The following also report directly to the Provost: