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 for 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

Dec 9th
Senate meetings are open to all faculty including administrators with faculty status, Senators and Committee Chairs. The Meeting Will be Held December 9, 2019 on the Health Sciences Campus, EC-1204 
Augusta University Senate Meeting
Dec 9th
The College of Education will host "Foundational Reading Skill Development & Dyslexia: Serving ALL Students" on Monday, Dec. 9, from 5-6:30 p.m., in the Jaguar Student Activities Center Ballroom on the Augusta University Summerville Campus. 
Georgia Law Workshop: Foundational Reading Skill Development & Dyslexia - Serving ALL Students
Dec 10th
Human Resources is pleased to host the annual Faculty and Staff Service Recognition Reception honoring 5-45 years of valued and appreciated service. 
Fall Faculty and Staff Service Recognition Reception
Dec 12th
The Wycliffe and Friends concert celebrates the holidays by presenting classic holiday music in classical, jazz, gospel, and pop genres. 
Wycliffe and Friends
Dec 13th
Dec 16th
Grades Due (by 8am)- Session 1 
Grades Due (by 8am)- Session 1
Dec 24th
Christmas - Emplooyee Holiday - Campus Closed 
Christmas - Employee Holiday - Campus Closed
Dec 25th
Christmas - Employee Holiday - Campus Closed 
Christmas - Employee Holiday - Campus Closed
Jan 1st
New Years Day Holiday- No Classes/Administrative Offices Closed 
New Years Day Holiday- No Classes/Administrative Offices Closed