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Provost Neil Mackinnon

Serving as the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Neil J. MacKinnon, 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.

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Next class of Provost Faculty Fellows ready to expand their reach

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Neil J. MacKinnon, PhD, believes Laurence Miller, PhD, and Colleen Walters, DNP, are up for the challenge and have potential to be future leaders of the university.

photo from article Augusta University invests $6 million to boost faculty and staff amid enrollment surge

Augusta University invests $6 million to boost faculty and staff amid enrollment surge

This significant investment was primarily aimed at bolstering areas where the university expects to see the most growth in core classes that first- and second-year students need to progress toward their degree, but the funding will also support all areas of enrollment growth through increasing student support in areas.

an undergraduate hugs a family member with a crowd of people around them inside the Convention Center at the Augusta Marriott after the graduation ceremony

In Photos: Augusta University celebrates fall 2023 graduates

More than 900 students participated in ceremonies honoring undergraduate and graduate students for Augusta University's fall 2023 hooding and commencement ceremonies, held Dec. 13-14 at the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center.

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Provost accepting applications for 2024-25 Provost Faculty Fellows

Augusta University Provost Neil J. MacKinnon, PhD, has announced applications are now being accepted for the 2024-25 Provost Faculty Fellows. Eligible faculty who are interested should apply by Jan. 8.