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

Feb 18th
The African American Scholar Recognition program will recognize the top three African American high school juniors from school systems within 75 miles of Augusta University for their outstanding academic achievement. 
African American Scholar Recognition Program
Feb 19th
Attend the first information session for innovation! Find out more information about winning scholarship money and this year's topic: redesigning the colostomy bag. More information here: https://www.augusta.edu/innovation/innovate 
Innovation Competition Information Session 3-4pm
Feb 20th
A lecture by Dr. Marica E. Vetrocq, visiting Associate Professor currently in residence at Pratt Institute. This lecture is sponsored by Augusta University, the Morris Fund and, Cheryl Goldsleger, Morris Scholar in Art. 
A Boast, A Marvel & A Show- Venice and the Biennale
Feb 20th
This Wind Ensemble concert will take us on a tour of some exciting places…The Louvre, Yosemite National Park, England and any one of our many mountain waterfalls. 
AU Wind Ensemble: World Tour Through Music
Feb 21st
Join the Department of Art and Design as we host Artist Anila Agha, the first of three candidates for the position of the Morris Eminent Scholar in Art. 
Morris Eminent Scholar in Art Candidate: Anila Quayyum Agha, Artist Talk
Feb 21st
"Within These Gates of Mine" is an original score for big band by Wycliffe Gordon that features an All Star Jazz Ensemble performing live to the silent film "Within Our Gates" by Oscar Micheaux from the year 1920. 
AU Jazz Ensemble: "Within These Gates of Mine"
Feb 27th
Join the Dept. of Art and Design for a lecture by celebrity photographer and director, Chris Buck. Mr. Buck is based in New York and Los Angeles. Some of his clients include; Google, Old Spice, SAP, Kia, & The New Yorker. 
Lecture by Chris Buck:Celebrity Photographer and Director
Feb 27th
Join us for a musical celebration of Leonardo da Vinci, the quintessential Renaissance Man, 500 years after his passing. Jocelyn Hagen's "The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci," features large chorus, orchestra, and images from da Vinci's notebooks. 
The da Vinci Project
Feb 28th
We are selling BBQ Sandwiches to benefit the American Heart Association and the 2020 CSRA Heart Walk. Meals include a BBQ Sandwich (chicken or pork), chips and a drink. $8 pre-orders before 02/24, $10 after. For more information: augusta.edu/police 
Pork with the Po-Po
Feb 29th
***Georgia's premier medical conference*** 
Igniting the Dream of Medicine Conference