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

Jul 16th
The Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship is celebrating 10 years of hosting our Summer Scholars Program. Join us for a virtual celebration on student presentations, research discussions, and recognition of our participants. 
CURS Summer Scholar Symposium - 10 years!
Aug 11th
Sunday, August 11, 2020, 5 p.m. (Students take buses from Summerville and Oak Hall, Faculty and Staff may park at event site) More information: https://www.augusta.edu/fye/convocation.php 
Freshman Convocation
Sep 7th
Labor Day Holiday (Campus Closed) 
Labor Day Holiday (Campus Closed)
Sep 17th
Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art announces Forever Yesterday by Johannes Barfield, September 17 – October 16. 2020. This multi-media exhibition features paintings, video, sound, and sculpture. 
Augusta University’s Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art announces Forever Yesterday by Johannes Barfield
Sep 26th
Shred Day & BLOOD DRIVE | 6/27/2020 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. | HCCU Evans Branch lot 4339 Washington Rd Evans GA 30809 | Benefiting the Children's Hospital of GA and Paceline Ride(GA Cancer Center) 
Sep 30th
Major Fest 
Major Fest
Oct 1st
Graduation/Certificate Applications Due for SP21 
Graduation/Certificate Applications Due for SP21
Oct 23rd
American Chamber Players 
American Chamber Players
Oct 30th
Save the date - A pandemic and budget cuts won't stop this one. 
USG Diversity and Inclusion Summit 2020
Nov 7th
2020 Day of Service event takes place on the 1st Saturday of November. Volunteers from AU will lend their services to community partners in the are for the day. 
Day of Service