The Senior Vice President and Provost at Iowa State University is responsible for the division of academic affairs, which includes teaching, research and outreach. This includes the colleges and university library, research and economic development, and extension and outreach.
Additional responsibilities of the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost include:
recruitment and retention of faculty and students,
The ISU ADVANCE Program is a university-wide program that reflects the commitment of Iowa State to the recruitment, retention and advancement of faculty of underrepresented groups on the entire campus. It started with a $3.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation managed by the Provost office. Iowa State University continues the transformation made possible by the initial 5-year grant (2006-2011), as well as building on it through a new NSF grant for Strengthening the Professoriate (SP@ISU).
The Senior Vice President and Provost reports to the President.