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University of Missouri—St. Louis

Academic Affairs
426 Woods Hall
St. Louis, MO 63121
Phone: (314) 516-5371
Fax: (314) 516-4232
Email: acadaff@umsl.edu

Mission Statement for Academic Affairs

To support the mission and vision of the University of Missouri—St. Louis, the Office of the Provost and Division of Academic Affairs facilitates excellence in learning among our diverse student body; faculty research and creative/artistic activities, teaching, and service; economic development; public affairs; the personal and professional development of all members of the campus community; and faculty, staff, student, and alumni continuous lifelong learning.

Role of Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs is charged with oversight of the university's academic programs. It fulfills this responsibility by working in concert with academic deans, other university leaders, faculty and staff to develop, implement, review, and evaluate its academic programs.

The Academic Affairs Office includes the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, an Associate Provost for Planning and Assessment, an Administrative Manager, an Assistant to the Provost for Finance, a Program/Project Support Specialist II, a Director of Academic Integrity, a Manager II-Business Admin, a Director of the Des Lee Collaborative Vision/Community Outreach & Engagement, and student employees.

Role of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Serving as the senior academic officer of the university, the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs provides administrative leadership for ten academic units and nineteen centers that accomplish the university's missions in teaching, research/scholarship and service. These units collectively employ more than 1,400 teaching and research staff. The Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs is responsible for budgetary oversight of all academic units and advises the Chancellor on all matters relating to academic programs and units.

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