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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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A home for all writers: Augusta University Writing Center to expand with more full-time staff

The Augusta University Writing Center’s mission is to help students, faculty, post-doctorates and staff at Augusta University improve their composition skills through personalized instruction and support.

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Augusta University names inaugural dean of libraries

“I was drawn to Augusta University for the opportunity to lead libraries in a public institution that is growing in enrollment and research,” Warren said.

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Grant funding applications now open for Converge Symposium Collaborative

Provost Neil J. MacKinnon announced his office will offer grant funding for investigations into rural health issues to 10 collaborative research projects.

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Year in Review: 2021 at Augusta University

This was another historic year for Augusta University. From new academic programs to new personnel, 2021 was jam-packed with moments that make us want to say, "Jag Yeah!"