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Provost's Office

Provost's Office

Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Welcome to the Office of Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

The Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer of the university who oversees all curricular programs; colleges and departments and activities in academic affairs.

The Provost convenes the Provost’s Council and works closely with budget planning and management; implementing and monitoring UW System mandates; facilitating, monitoring and approving externally funded research programs; and providing oversight for student course evaluation for each academic program.  

The Provost also oversees the work of the following positions:

The provost reports directly to the chancellor and serves as the campus representative in the chancellor's absence.

UW-River Falls values academic excellence in teaching and learning. We help students attain their full potential as critical thinkers, effective communicators and committed life-long learners by providing personalized, integrated educational experiences. We value faculty and undergraduate student research collaboration, inclusivity, and equity in all academic and co-curricular programs. Our mission is to help students learn so that they are successful as productive, creative, engaged citizens and leaders with an informed global perspective. This mission is grounded in the values of integrity, academic excellence, inclusiveness, community and continuous improvement.

I hope you have found this information helpful. If you have any questions, please contact me or a member of my staff for assistance.

Best Wishes,

Wes Chapin, Ph.D.
Interim Provost

Contact Us

Provost's Office
116 North Hall