About the Office

Gretchen B. Caughman

Gretchen B. Caughman was named the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost on June 1, 2011.

Serving as the Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Provost of Augusta University is the Chief Academic Officer, responsible for advancing all aspects of the mission of the University, ensuring excellence and innovation in the delivery of existing knowledge and the discovery of new knowledge. The Provost is accountable for the achievement of the university’s strategic priorities, through actively engaging in planning and resource allocation to deliver tangible results and provide a foundation for future prosperity.

The Office of the Provost is committed to:

  • Enhancing academic quality in programs of instruction;
  • Fostering the development, improvement and recognition for the Augusta University faculty; 
  • Driving services and programs that promote the success of our students;
  • Advancing processes that tie budgeting and effective resource allocation to our planning efforts; 
  • Ensuring the University's infrastructure support functions provide support for the academic mission and contribute to the pursuit of academic excellence.


Contact Us

Office of the Provost
Boykin Wright Hall
2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904


Augusta University Values

Jul 1st
The Augusta University College of Education will offer free summer tutoring to special needs and ESOL students. 
Summer Tutoring
Jul 4th
No classes and administrative offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day. 
Independence Day Holiday- No Classes, Administrative Offices Closed
Jul 10th
LEARN TO SAVE A LIFE!! *Held in the Health Sciences Building in EC Room 2204* 
Stop the Bleed Training
Jul 11th
The Mary S. Byrd Gallery presents Unexpected Places curated by Matt Porter of the Morris Museum Of Art. Works by Y. Malik Jalal, Erin Johnson and Maya Stovall. July 11-August 22, 2019. 
Unexpected Places curated by Matt Porter
Jul 18th
Please join the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship in celebrating and recognizing our 2019 Summer Scholars. Poster session is from 4-5pm with a reception to follow. All are welcome. 
CURS Summer Scholars Symposium and Reception
Jul 20th
Are you ready for the GACE exam? Use this fun, interactive workshop to help decrease anxiety and refresh your skill sets in reading, math, and writing. 
GACE Workshop
Aug 12th
The 5th Annual Fall Kick-Off is scheduled for Monday, August 12, 2019 and will be held in the Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, from 9-10:00 a.m. 
5th Annual Fall Kick-Off -- SAVE THE DATE
Aug 13th
2019 Freshman Convocation 
2019 Freshman Convocation
Aug 14th
Classes Begin- Sessions 1 and 2 
Classes Begin- Sessions 1 and 2
Aug 14th
LEARN TO SAVE A LIFE!! *Held in the Health Sciences Building in EC Room 2204* 
Stop the Bleed Training