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

706-721-4014
provost@augusta.edu

Augusta University Values

 
Nov 12th
Friendsgiving: Share a traditional fall meal with 500+ students, faculty, and staff 
Friendsgiving
Nov 12th
"Classic Jazz with the AU Jazz Ensemble" will feature our NEW Jazz Ensemble performing the good old classics as well as the "new standards" in Jazz. 
Classic Jazz with the AU Jazz Ensemble
Nov 14th
In honor of Veterans Day, the Augusta University Orchestra will present an all-American program; ranging from the early 20th century works of Gershwin, through popular and film music of today. 
AU Orchestra Pops Concert
Nov 15th
Friendsgiving: Share a traditional fall meal with 200+ students, faculty, and staff. T-shirts will also be handed out. 
Friendsgiving
Nov 15th
Warp Trio is an internationally touring cross-genre chamber music experience. This one of a kind trio can be seen performing classical works in prestigious halls on the same tour where they headline a standing room only show at a rock venue. 
Warp Trio
Nov 16th
World renowned jazz legend Houston Person will take the stage for the third annual concert in the Jazz Greats Series. 
Harris-Horizon Jazz Concert with Jazz Legend Houston Person
Nov 18th
It's time once again for the MPO's Fall Semester Pottery Sale. Look for the white tent on the lawn outside the JSAC on the Summerville campus. The sale runs each day from 9:00 am-4:00 pm 
Mad Potters Organization End of Semester Sale
Nov 20th
It's the day after Christmas in Santa's Workshop, and Holly the Elf finds a package marked "undeliverable." With determination and curiosity, Holly works to find the mysterious Bahum Bugg and discover why he doesn't want Christmas coming to his door. 
Children's Literacy Play: "Holly and the Christmas Gift"
Nov 20th
It's the day after Christmas in Santa's Workshop, and Holly the Elf finds a package marked "undeliverable." With determination and curiosity, Holly works to find the mysterious Bahum Bugg and discover why he doesn't want Christmas coming to his door. 
Children's Literacy Play: "Holly and the Christmas Gift"
Nov 22nd
Join the jury in this courtroom comedy as we operatically deliberate the fate of our lovely plaintiff who sues her drunken defendant for leaving her at the altar. What will Judge Judy decide? 
Trial by Jury