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Provost Neil Mackinnon

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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Grant funding applications now open for Converge Symposium Collaborative

“Each funded project must involve at least one partner from each side of the Atlantic, and those who are funded must agree to speak about their project at the fall 2023 Rural Health Symposium to be hosted by Robert Gordon University,” said Neil J. MacKinnon, PhD, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Augusta University.

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Augusta University posts second-highest enrollment growth among USG institutions for fall 2022

AU, which recorded the second-highest percentage of growth in the system, is one of just eight of the 26 institutions within USG to show growth to begin this academic year.

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Augusta University awards record number of degrees in FY22

"I chose AU because it offered me a high-quality education with a low student-to-teacher ratio and a plethora of opportunities to get involved in the academic and social life of the campus,” said senior English major Ellie Polhill.

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Visiting scholars bring international experience to Augusta University

“Being one of the first professors invited to Augusta University as part of the Faculty Inclusive Excellence Visiting Scholar program was a terrific experience,” Diego Cuadros, PhD said.