Reporting to the Provost and Executive Vice President, the Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Studies will work to promote and improve undergraduate education and success at Oregon State, a critical element of the university’s Strategic Plan 3.0, with a particular emphasis on increasing and equalizing retention and graduation rates across all student populations.

The Vice Provost will bring together academic advisers, instructors, leaders in our cultural resource centers and many other campus community members to create holistic student success. Coordinating the development and enhancement of high-impact educational practices, the Vice Provost will elevate student success including experiential learning, first-year experience programs, proactive academic advising and the use of data analytics to inform decision-making.

The Vice Provost will oversee the following units: the Academic Success Center, Writing Center, University Exploratory Studies Program, Supplemental Instruction, and Academic Coaching Educational Opportunities Program, TRIO, Student Support Services, College Assistance Migrant Program, Undergraduate Research, Cross Campus Advisor Initiatives and Development, and Academics for Student Athletes. New Student Programs and Family Outreach reports jointly to the Vice Provost and Associate Vice Provost & Dean of Student Life in the Division of Student Affairs. The Vice Provost chairs the Undergraduate Education Council and co-chairs the University Council on Student Engagement and Experience.