Office of the Provost

The Office of the Provost and Dean of the Faculty is committed to providing administrative leadership and support for the academic programs of Barnard College and to ensuring that the liberal arts education offered to its undergraduates meets the highest standards of quality. To these ends, members of the Provost's Office enable the Barnard faculty to excel in teaching and scholarship, and facilitate the work of the faculty in service and governance.


  • Support the faculty, chairs, and directors of academic departments and programs, and academic administrative staff so that collectively they may further Barnard's educational mission and goals

  • Oversee, implement, and assess both the policies and programs related to the recruitment, review, tenure, and promotion of faculty, and the structure and offering of the Barnard curriculum

  • Work with counterparts at Columbia University to ensure program quality and promote efficiency of operation