Welcome to the University of Alaska Southeast's Office of the Provost
Provost is a title commonly used for the senior academic officer at institutions of higher education in the United States and Canada. Our Provost is Dr. Richard A. Caulfield. He reports to Chancellor John Pugh and is responsible for supporting and advancing the quality of all university academic programs. The Provost oversees the work of deans, directors, and faculty in UAS’ four schools and three campuses.
On a daily basis, the Provost’s Office handles vital issues such as: academic budget priorities and requests, academic programming initiatives, as well as faculty and staff concerns which include recruitment, promotion, and tenure. The Provost works closely with the Faculty Senate and the Provost’s Council on these issues.