Office of the Provost

Provost to Fund Open Education Research Proposals

The Office of the Provost is providing funding for faculty to adapt, adopt and/or create OER for an existing course. Proposals will be due Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

Register for the Mentoring and Advising Summit

Join colleagues from across the University to explore how to continue building a strong culture of diversity in mentoring and advising work. Register to attend the summit by Feb. 22.

Deadline Approaching for Personalized Education Project Proposals

Proposals for projects that enhance personalized education for Pitt students are due this Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. 
Julia Spears

Provost Names Spears Associate Vice Provost for Academic Innovation

In her new role as associate vice provost for academic innovation, Julia Spears will focus on further developing and executing the Personalized Education Initiative in the Office of the Provost.
Lucy Russell

Provost’s Office Names Lucy Sankey Russell Chief of Staff

In the newly created role, Lucy Sankey Russell will bring extensive experience to the Office of the Provost while advising Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann E. Cudd in a variety of capacities.

Mentoring and Advising Summit Proposals Due Dec. 5

Submissions are invited from faculty and staff to lead workshops or idea sessions at the full-day event, which is hosted by the Office of the Provost, are due by Dec. 5.

Info Sessions for Provost’s Personalized Education Grants Start This Week

The Office of the Provost is inviting proposals from faculty, staff and students for projects that enhance personalized education for Pitt students. Applications are due Jan. 4, 2019, and those interested in submitting a proposal are invited to attend upcoming info sessions that start this week.

Provost's Office Seeking Personalized Education Project Proposals

The Office of the Provost is inviting proposals from faculty, staff and students for projects that enhance personalized education for Pitt students. Applications are due Jan. 4, 2019.
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Provost's Office Names Six Diversity in Curriculum Award Winners

The second annual awards recognized six faculty members for excellence in integrating diversity and inclusion into their courses through innovated teaching methods and updated curricula.
Stephen Wisniewski

Pitt Using Analytics to Advance the Higher Ed Experience

An old approach to solving problems has often been waiting until a problem happens before trying to solve it. “Now we’re trying to get to the students in advance and offer help,” said Stephen Wisniewski, University of Pittsburgh vice provost for data and information and chair of the inaugural Advanced Analytics Summit held at Pitt this month.