The academic mission of Drexel University is supported by distinguished faculty and dedicated administrators whose ongoing goal is to make the University a beacon of scholarship and research.

James D. Herbert, PH.D.

Welcome from the Interim Provost

The Provost is the chief academic officer of the University and has responsibility for all of the University's academic functions. The Office oversees all academic programs of study as well as supporting academic and administrative offices.

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Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs is committed to creating a challenging and diverse environment for the more than 19,800 undergraduate and graduate students who attend Drexel as well as providing strong academic support to our more than 1,000 faculty.

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Senior Vice Provost for Budget, Planning, & Administration

The Office of the Vice Provost for Budget, Planning, and Administration (VPBPA) is responsible for oversight of the Academic budgeting process and works closely with the Colleges to plan for faculty and staff hiring, special academic and research initiatives and the preparation of College budgets annually.

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Interim Senior Vice Provost for Research

Drexel University now claims a leadership role in creating technological solutions to solve societal problems in the 21st Century. This bold statement reflects not only the accomplishments of our faculty and leadership during the recent past, but more importantly, their collective vision going forward.

About the Interim Provost

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James D. Herbert, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist specializing in cognitive behavior therapy (including newer mindfulness and acceptance-based models of behavior therapy), mood and anxiety disorders, remote Internet-based treatment, and the promotion of evidence-based practice in mental health. He is Professor and Head of the Department of Psychology and Director of the Anxiety Treatment and Research Program at Drexel University. He previously served as Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, as Director of Clinical Training of Drexel’s Ph.D. Program in Clinical Psychology, and as Interim Head of the Department of Biology. ...more