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What We Do

The Provost's Office supports and promotes academic excellence, scholarship and creative endeavors to lift each other and advance society by educating leaders, building healthy communities and making discoveries that change the world.

Barbara A. Bichelmeyer

Barbara A. Bichelmeyer, Ph.D.
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
Professor, School of Education & Human Sciences

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Jayhawks Rising: Our Strategic Planning

KU has developed a framework for our strategic plan that establishes a vision, goals and objectives to guide future decisions. Implementation has begun, and we encourage you to join the process and follow our progress on the Jayhawks Rising website.

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Community of Care

We are committed to a community of care that provides a welcoming and supportive environment focused on the needs of each individual. We believe in a culture where each individual is valued and has the tools and support they need to achieve their academic, research and professional goals.
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Leadership Searches

The future of the university is rooted in the success of our leadership searches. You are invited to be part of our hiring process for innovative and collaborative academic and administrative leaders.

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We Value Your Opinion

Please share your comments and concerns in order to guide our efforts in building the best possible campus community for all Jayhawks.