Provost & Dean of the Faculty

The Office of the Provost serves the Barnard faculty and supports their excellence in scholarship, teaching, service, and governance. As the College’s chief academic office, the Provost and Dean of the Faculty ensures that the liberal arts education offered to Barnard undergraduates meets the highest standards of quality.

The Office is responsible for all instructional programs, academic affairs, and academic policies of the College; oversees forty academic departments and programs, the Barnard Library and Academic Information Services (BLAIS), the Barnard Center for Research on Women (BCRW), the Athena Center for Leadership Studies, the Design, Digital Humanities, Empirical Reasoning, Sloate Media, and Vagelos Computational Science centers, Movement Lab, and Center for Engaged Pedagogy; 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 Columbia University.


Recent Faculty News

Book & Journal

On March 27, 2019 Rajkamal Prakashan, one of Hindi’s most important presses, released a Hindi version of Jack Hawley’s book "Three Bhakti Voices." 

Award Grant Fellowship

Alexandra Watson, Lecturer in First-Year Writing, won the 2019 PEN/Nora Magid Award for Editing of Apogee Journal.

Award Grant Fellowship, Honors and Other News

Faculty members from the departments of anthropology and pyschology were recently selected to receive significant research grant awards that will support them in collaborative research or honor them for their committment to their field of study.