The Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost, reporting to the President, is responsible for Iowa State University's land-grant academic mission in education, discovery, and service.

Who reports to the Senior Vice President and Provost?

The Senior Vice President and Provost works closely shared governance bodies at the university including:

  • Associate and Assistant Deans for Graduate Programs (ADGP)
  • Associate and Assistant Deans for Undergraduate Programs (ADUP)
  • Associate Deans for Academic Personnel
  • CELT Advisory Board
  • Community College Relations Council (CCRC)                                      
  • Council on International Programs
  • Department Chairs Cabinet
  • Educator Preparation Coordinating Council (EPCC)    
  • Faculty Senate
  • Graduate Council
  • Orientation Committee
  • Outdoor Teaching and Learning Committee
  • Performing Arts Council
  • Professional and Scientific Council
  • University Academic Advising Committee (UAAC)
  • University Career Services Council  
  • University Committee on Lectures
  • University Honors Committee

Role and mission

The Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost manages and supports: Assessment, accreditation, and continuous quality improvement in Iowa State's programs across 60 academic departments; Planning, budgeting, policy, and efficiency initiatives throughout the division; Management of faculty appointments, promotions, tenure decisions, and professional development programs; New and transfer student admissions, student financial aid, and the office of the University Registrar; New and continuing student programs, including New Student Orientation, Destination Iowa State, and Commencement