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

Oct 21st
Spring 2020 Registration Begins 
Spring 2020 Registration Begins
Oct 22nd
Presentations and panel discussion by Four practicing artists working outside academia in the Atlanta Theater and Film Industry, organized and sponsored by Prof. Cheryl Goldsleger, the Morris Eminent Scholar in Art . 
Artist and Art Careers Panel and Discussion
Oct 22nd
This reception recognizes Augusta University faculty who have written, edited, or chaptered a published scholarly monograph within the past year. 
Faculty Authors Reception
Oct 23rd
Augusta University’s Office of Research, along with the Department of Art and Design and the Georgia Cancer Center working to bring innovators and research leaders in art and science together for the “Discovery Talks” series. 
Discovery Talks at Augusta University
Oct 23rd
Dr. Carol Lefebvre, Dean of The Dental College of Georgia will highlight the achievements of the faculty, staff, and students over the past year and outline the year ahead. 
DCG State of the College Address
Oct 24th
This annual event features testimonies from domestic violence survivors, speakers from the local criminal justice system, information tables from victim service providers, and a candlelight walk to honor victims. 
SafeHomes Survivors' Walk
Oct 26th
A fun and innovative teaching tool that provides educators the opportunity to implement a challenge that can be aligned to a standards-based classroom. 
STEAMIFY: The annual STEAM Education Competition at Augusta University
Nov 1st
Body Donor Memorial Service 
Body Donor Memorial Service
Nov 2nd
Day of Service is a special day each year when the faculty, staff, students and families of Augusta University come together to positively impact our community through meaningful service in partnership with a wide variety of community partners. 
2019 Day of Service
Nov 7th
John Gardner's "Grendel" tells the story of the epic poem "Beowulf" from the monster's point of view. This Theatre AUG production will take place Nov. 6-10. Thursday - Saturday at 7:30PM, Sunday at 3PM, and a schools show on Wednesday at 10AM.