Office of the

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The Office of the Provost promotes collaboration across the University and oversees policies and initiatives that shape the academic life of the University as a whole.

In coordination with academic deans, directors and faculty, the Office of the Provost is responsible for advancing the University's mission through the administration of academic programs, including instruction and research and the management of academic administrative and support services.

Mission Statement

We, the team members of the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, proudly lead the academic enterprise in support of our students and faculty. We collaborate with our staff and administrative colleagues at UMKC and the University of Missouri System to engage in responsible stewardship and meet the needs of our learning community, metropolitan Kansas City and beyond by providing data-informed programs and services.