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


Spanish translation for Autesserre's Peaceland. 

Award Grant Fellowship, Honors and Other News

Two Barnard faculty members recently received major research grant awards, enabling them to continue existing studies.

Notable Performance

Touring dates and program for Gail Archer September - December 2018.

Award Grant Fellowship

Professor Dusa McDuff, the Helen Lyttle Kimmel '42 Professor of Mathematics, received the 2018 Sylvester Medal, which is awarded to an outstanding researcher in the field of mathematics.

Honors and Other News

Professor of History Dorothy Ko has been elected as Academician of Academia Sinica by the 33rd Convocation of Academicians that was held from July 2-5, 2018, in Taipei, Taiwan.