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Parviz Ansari, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Welcome to the homepage for the Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. The Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs serves as the Chief Academic Officer of the University and is primarily responsible for promoting the academic and scholarly environment of the campus.
Working in collaboration with the academic deans, faculty, and staff as well as the Southern Illinois University President's Office, Board of Trustees and the Illinois Board of Higher Education, the Provost is responsible for strategic academic program and budget planning, policy development and review, program assessment, faculty and student development.
Units reporting to the Provost include the Office of the Provost; academic units including the College of Arts and Sciences, Research and Graduate Studies, Schools of Business, Education, Health and Human Behavior, Engineering, Dental Medicine, Nursing, Lovejoy Library, and Pharmacy; academic service units including Enrollment Management (Registrar, Financial Aid, Admissions, Information Technology Services, the Academic Advancement Center (Retention and Student Success, Academic Advising, Honors, Instructional Services), Institutional Research and Studies, Educational Outreach, and the East St. Louis Higher Education Center.
The homepage is intended to provide easy links to relevant academic affairs information, accreditation, policies and procedures as well as to current academic programs of particular interest and support to faculty, staff, and students.
I sincerely hope that upon review of the Website you will gain an appreciation of the substantive commitment of our faculty to each of our students in the pursuit of academic excellence. This commitment is a defining characteristic of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Thanks for your interest in our campus.