Provost's Office

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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 four undergraduate colleges:  Arts and Sciences; Business and Economics; Education and Professional Studies; and Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. The provost also oversees all undergraduate and graduate curricular programs; the hiring, development and evaluation of faculty and instructional staff; academic support services; Global Connections; the library and Grants and Research.

Other responsibilities of the position include:  working closely with the Deans' Council; budget planning and management; enrollment services; conducting program reviews; assessment of programs; implementing and monitoring UW System mandates; facilitating, monitoring and approving externally funded research programs; facilitating faculty development activities; and providing oversight for student course evaluation for each academic program. 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,

David Travis, Ph.D.

Contact Us

Provost's Office
116 North Hall