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Article VII. The Provosts

The Provost shall be the President’s first deputy officer and shall exercise the duties and powers of the President during the absence of the President or during such period of disability of the President as the Board of Trustees may determine.

Under the President, the Provost shall be the chief educational officer with responsibility for oversight of all academic programs, and the chief operating officer with responsibility for providing general supervision of all units of the University, other than those reporting to the Provost for Medical Affairs.

Under the President, the Provost for Medical Affairs shall be the chief educational officer with responsibility for oversight of all academic programs, and the

chief operating officer with responsibility for providing general supervision of the Medical College and the Graduate School of Medical Sciences.

The Provosts shall have such other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the President.

Last Updated: July 12, 2017 at 11:21 pm