Provost's Committees

The provost and his senior staff lead or participate as members in a number of key University committees. Through extensive University-wide committee work with other members of the University community, the provost’s office serves to initiate, support, develop, and promote the advancement of the University’s academic vision.


Academic Leadership Team

The Academic Leadership Team (formerly Council of Deans) provides advice and counsel to the provost on academic matters and University-wide issues, including policy and practices, institutional advancement, budget, and planning.

Provost's Advisory Committee on Undergraduate Programs (PACUP)

PACUP is a committee composed of a breadth of professorial leadership across the University. It reviews academic planning proposals that pertain to undergraduate programs, including new and revised majors, concentrations, etc.  

Provost's Advisory Committee on Women's Concerns (PACWC)

PACWC seeks to ensure a productive educational and work environment for faculty, staff, and students, particularly in areas related to women's concerns. It focuses on general issues of campus climate and programs as they affect women throughout the University. PACWC seeks to assist the provost and the University community through its mandate.

University Council on Graduate Study (UCGS)

UCGS develops basic standards, regulations, and policies applicable to all fields for graduate instruction and research. It reviews, evaluates, and makes recommendations concerning proposals for new post-baccalaureate degree and certificate programs throughout the University after such proposals have had prior review and approval by the appropriate people within the school.