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

 
Apr 6th
Spring Break- No Classes/Administrative Offices Open (April 6-10) 
Spring Break- No Classes/Administrative Offices Open (April 6-10)
Apr 16th
Due to recent events, the Annual Augusta University Memorial Service has been cancelled, but will be replaced with an observed moment of silence on April 16th, 2020 at 3PM. 
Augusta University Memorial Moment of Silence
Apr 17th
Attend the student pitch competition 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 
Student Innovation Event - Postponed
Apr 24th
Withdrawal Deadline Extension 
Withdrawal Deadline Extension
Apr 25th
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
May 8th
Grades Due (by midnight) 
Grades Due (by midnight)
May 8th
The Hooding Ceremony for dental graduates will take place at First Baptist Church of Augusta. This ceremony is a special honor for our degree recipients, who may invite their friends and family to attend. Attendance is by invitation only. 
DCG Hooding Ceremony
May 8th
Commencement 
Commencement
May 25th
Memorial Day - Employee Holiday - Campus Closed 
Memorial Day - Employee Holiday - Campus Closed
Jul 3rd
Independence Day Holiday (Campus Closed) 
Independence Day Holiday (Campus Closed)