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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 is in the process of developing a strategic plan that establishes a vision, goals and objectives to guide future decisions. We encourage you to join the process and follow our progress on the Jayhawks Rising website.

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

Several initiatives are furthering efforts to ensure KU offers a welcoming and supportive environment for all to learn, live, work and discover.
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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.

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