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

Sep 24th
Revisited and Reimagined: A Masterclass on Regional Folk Music in a Contemporary Context with Ranky Tanky. 
Revisited and Reimagined: A Masterclass with Ranky Tanky
Sep 24th
Through interactive songs utilizing polyrhythms and call-and-response, critical listening and language skills, musical play, vocal improvisation, and dance, members of Ranky Tanky will share the rich traditions of the African American Gullah culture. 
Songs of the Sea Islands: A Workshop with Ranky Tanky
Sep 24th
Their debut album topped the Billboard, Amazon, and iTunes charts. Now, South Carolina’s global Gullah ambassadors Ranky Tanky have just released their next album Good Time. 
Ranky Tanky
Sep 27th
The Augusta U Brew-N-Que will be held Friday, September 27, 2019 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Come join us for this community event and support student scholarships at Augusta University! 
2019 Augusta U Brew-N-Que
Sep 28th
Undergraduate Preview Day is the best way for high school students to explore Augusta University. Join us for a fun-filled day that includes walking tours of the Summerville campus and freshmen housing, academic program meetings, student services and 
Undergraduate Preview Day
Oct 2nd
Major Fest provides an opportunity for all AU students to learn more about the major offered at AU. 
Major Fest 2019
Oct 2nd
MajorFest 2019 JSAC Ballroom 
MajorFest 2019
Oct 3rd
Come and join us for the opening concert of the year featuring our student ensembles, which include University Singers, Opera Initiative, Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble and Orchestra. 
Gala Concert
Oct 4th
Terry Galloway is a writer, director, and performer for stage, radio, video, and film. 
On Being Told No; Keynote Lecture by Terry Galloway
Oct 7th
Midterm- Session 1 
Midterm- Session 1