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

Aug 26th
Digital storytelling engage students in the curriculum while building creativity, communication, and critical thinking. 
Digital Storytelling for Teachers
Sep 2nd
Labor Day Holiday (Campus Closed) 
Labor Day Holiday (Campus Closed)
Sep 2nd
Labor Day Holiday- No Classes/Administrative Offices Closed 
Labor Day Holiday- No Classes/Administrative Offices Closed
Sep 4th
Join Us as we celebrate the installation of the Philip Morsberger Purchase Award Collection in the Reese Library at Augusta University. 
Celebrate & View the Morsberger Award Collection
Sep 10th
Join us for a fun interfaith dialogue in which you'll have the opportunity to experience & learn about diverse religious, spiritual, and humanistic beliefs and communities! Refreshments will be provided! Located in the JSAC Breezeway! 
Let's Talk: Religion & Spirituality
Sep 10th
Boost your knowledge and your career with an advanced degree program, including M.Ed., Ed.S., and Ed.D. programs, as well as certifications and endorsements. 
Graduate Programs Open House
Sep 12th
Join the Augusta University College of Education for a look into recent research into science education in the southeast. 
Negotiating Worldviews: Reconciling science, community, culture, and self
Sep 13th
Established in 1997, the Carolina Brass combines virtuosity and good humor, delighting audiences wherever they go. Carolina Brass programs are fun and embrace the audience with music and conversation. 
Carolina Brass
Sep 15th
The 2020 ISL Conference is searching for presenters. More than 700 educators attended the 2019 conference, and we would love for you to share your expertise with our attendees. 
Call for Submissions: ISL Conference 2020
Sep 17th
Constitution Day at Augusta University: Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment 
Constitution Day: Celebrating the 19th Amendment