About Us

The provost's office supports initiatives that promote academic and scholarly excellence through strategic planning, resource allocation, program development, partnerships, policies and procedures.

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About the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

Provost Lundgren is the chief academic officer of the university, helping plan and implement academic initiatives aligned with the institution’s mission and vision while providing leadership in matters related to academic affairs, student life and success, faculty affairs, institutional effectiveness and information services.

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Learn More About Our Leadership

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Leadership team

The Academic Affairs leadership team works together to support students, faculty and the mission of the university. Explore each role and responsibility.

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Council of Deans

The Deans' Council works with the provost to support academic programming, student success, faculty affairs, research and outreach, budget, and university policies and procedures.

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Past provosts

The former academic officers of UMKC have all played a significant role in shaping the university. Learn who they are and when they led.

More From the Office of the Provost

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Learn more about the Office of the Provost organizational structure and leadership.

Institutional data

The university collects, analyzes and uses data to strategically plan, make evidence-based decisions and identify additional areas of improvement and support.

Academic Policy Library

Looking for a particular policy? Visit the Academic Policy Library to browse or search from our full list of academic policies.

Faculty Affairs newsletter

Stay up to date with the latest news and announcements from Faculty Affairs.