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Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

The Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs serves as chief academic officer for The University of Southern Mississippi, leading strategic planning and implementation of key initiatives throughout academic affairs. The Office of the Provost provides leadership to all campuses and academic areas to support excellence in faculty research and creative endeavors, enhance student achievement, and foster strong relationships with community partners. Through leadership of the academic affairs division of the University, the Provost supports the vision of the University President for The University of Southern Mississippi to be an innovative and dynamic model for public higher education.


Center for Faculty Development

The Center for Faculty Development aims to sustain a culture of distinction for faculty by providing opportunities for professional development. We support our faculty members, and ultimately our students, through activities and events that promote effective teaching, mentoring, exploration and discovery.

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