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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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Office of the Provost

Summerville Campus

Boykin Wright

706-721-4014

provost@augusta.edu

@aug_provost

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As Augusta University pursues its mission of teaching, research and public service, the provost is leading several initiatives to enhance the excellence, impact and reach of our work. These multi-year initiatives involve faculty, students, staff and community members working together to find solutions to university issues.

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Augusta University to launch new School of Public Health

Augusta University President Brooks A. Keel, PhD, announced today the launch of the new School of Public Health. The new school is set to open in July 2023.

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Augusta University Online aims to become national model of excellence in online education

“We're creating a whole new modality of work, and while online education been under development for a long time, there's a willingness on the part of entire university to innovate and think differently," said Dr. Marc Austin, associate provost and dean for Augusta University Online.

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Augusta University awards Converge grants to four collaborative research projects focused on rural health

This month, four collaborative research projects were chosen by the Converge Application Review Committee to receive a $10,000 grant to study rural health in both Georgia and Scotland.

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Townsend named chief diversity officer at Purdue University Global

Augusta University’s Dr. Tiffany G. Townsend has been named vice president of organizational culture and chief diversity officer at Purdue University Global, effective July 1.