Provost & Dean of the Faculty

The Provost and the Dean of the Faculty is the College's chief academic officer and carries out responsibilities central to the performance of the College's mission, ensuring that the liberal arts education offered to its undergraduates meets the highest standards of quality. To this end, the Office of the Provost serves the Barnard faculty and supports their excellence in scholarship, teaching, service, and governance.

The Provost is responsible for the development and administration of all instructional programs, academic affairs, and academic policies of the College. She oversees forty academic departments and programs, the Barnard Library and Academic Information Services (BLAIS), and the Barnard Center for Research on Women (BCRW).  She also recommends to the Barnard President all nominations for appointment to the Faculty, and develops and implements the academic budget. In addition, the Provost is the academic liaison with appropriate counterparts at Columbia University.

 

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Recent Faculty News

Honors and Other News

Prof. Thomas-Young's current neurological study uses EEG to observe brain activity during choreographed and improvised dance.

Honors and Other News

The List is a first draft history and a comprehensive accounting of Donald Trump's first year.

Honors and Other News

Prof. Cleary will serve in this capacity for three years, beginning July 1.