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 of 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

Jul 18th
Please join the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship in celebrating and recognizing our 2019 Summer Scholars. Poster session is from 4-5pm with a reception to follow. All are welcome. 
CURS Summer Scholars Symposium and Reception
Jul 20th
Are you ready for the GACE exam? Use this fun, interactive workshop to help decrease anxiety and refresh your skill sets in reading, math, and writing. 
GACE Workshop
Aug 12th
The 5th Annual Fall Kick-Off is scheduled for Monday, August 12, 2019 and will be held in the Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, from 9-10:00 a.m. 
5th Annual Fall Kick-Off -- SAVE THE DATE
Aug 13th
2019 Freshman Convocation 
2019 Freshman Convocation
Aug 14th
Classes Begin- Sessions 1 and 2 
Classes Begin- Sessions 1 and 2
Aug 14th
LEARN TO SAVE A LIFE!! *Held in the Health Sciences Building in EC Room 2204* 
Stop the Bleed Training
Aug 22nd
The Mary S. Byrd Gallery presents a lecture by Matt Porter of the Morris Museum of Art, curator of Unexpected Places. Works by Malik Jalal, Ryan Parks, Anna Spence and Emily Wang. Closing reception will be held in the Gallery immediately afterward. 
Mary S. Byrd Lecture: Matt Porter, curator of Unexpected Places
Aug 23rd
The second-year dental students will receive their white coats in a ceremony at the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre. Attendance is by invitation only. 
DCG White Coat Ceremony
Aug 26th
Digital storytelling engage students in the curriculum while building creativity, communication, and critical thinking. 
Digital Storytelling for Teachers
Sep 1st
The 2020 ISL Conference is searching for presenters. More than 700 educators attended the 2019 conference, and we would love for you to share your expertise with our attendees. 
Call for Submissions: ISL Conference 2020