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Provost's Office

As Drexel University’s chief academic officer, the Provost provides leadership and oversight of the academic and research divisions of the University, including 15 schools and colleges and numerous administrative units. Learn more about the offices and units in the Provost’s Office portfolio on the following pages.

Collections & Exhibitions

Among the University's collections are the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection, the Drexel Collection, the Legacy Center's archives of the history of women in medicine, the University Archives, and the Academy of Natural Sciences’ eighteen million specimens.

Colleges & Schools

From medicine to media arts, public health, law, entrepreneurship and professional studies, Drexel’s 15 colleges and schools offer an extensive range of degree programs at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Office promotes Drexel University’s shared value of inclusion by implementing and assessing the impact of evidence-based, equity-minded initiatives related to the academic mission of the University.

Drexel University Libraries

Drexel University Libraries is a learning enterprise dedicated to providing access to authoritative information and scholarship across disciplines.

The Environmental Collaboratory

The Environmental Collaboratory seeks to drive systemic change through co-designed, transdisciplinary and on-the-ground solutions that align climate transition and environmental justice with the needs of our communities.

Faculty Advancement

The Office of Faculty Advancement supports Drexel faculty throughout the professional lifecycle, coordinating efforts to recruit, retain, develop and promote diverse and talented faculty who engage and inspire our students.

Finance & Administration

The Office of the Vice Provost for Finance and Administration oversees budgets and finances for Drexel’s academic division, providing leadership in areas including faculty hiring and promotion, sustainable budgeting and strategic initiatives.

Global Engagement

The Office of Global Engagement contributes to the mission of transforming the university into an international hub of academic and professional excellence, working with units across the university to build an ecosystem of global partnerships and programs.

Graduate Education

Overseeing more than 120 graduate programs, including more than 40 doctoral programs, the Graduate College is committed to the advancement of graduate education and student success.

Institutional Research, Assessment & Accreditation

The Office aims to provide timely, accurate and unbiased data and analysis for institutional decision-making, assessment, continuous improvement, effective management and strategic planning.

Lenfest Center for Cultural Partnerships

Through strategic partnerships with cultural organizations, the Lenfest Center for Cultural Partnerships advances the University’s mission of experiential learning and research while contributing to the success of nonprofit partners.

Research & Innovation

The Office of Research & Innovation catalyzes research, scholarship and creative expression to advance Drexel as a preeminent research university with a distinctive character.

Strategic Communications

The Office of the Vice Provost for Communications and Marketing provides executive and strategic communications leadership to advance the priorities of the Provost’s Office, create timely and unified messages, and elevate Drexel’s academic value proposition.

Teaching & Learning Center

The Teaching and Learning Center inspires excellence in teaching throughout Drexel University’s diverse learning environments, advancing the implementation of evidence-based, innovative and experiential pedagogies.

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate education spans 15 Colleges and Schools with over 80 undergraduate majors, as well as a large selection of accelerated programs, preprofessional degrees and undergraduate minors.

University & Community Partnerships

The Office of University & Community Partnerships has a centralized, coordinating role in supporting the civic engagement missions of our colleges and schools, and in convening networks of partners around place-based priorities.