Office of the Provost




Steven C. Currall, Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
(Biographical Sketch)
Welcome to the Office of the Provost. The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is the University’s chief academic officer, responsible for the overall quality of teaching, scholarship and research at the University and oversees all aspects of academic life, ranging from admissions and faculty development to supervision of SMU’s seven schools, library system, and international programs. LEARN MORE

SMU invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Dean of SMU Libraries

SMU invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Dean of SMU Libraries:

To support our quest for greater academic quality, SMU’s libraries merit prominent consideration because they uniquely intersect all aspects of the University’s academic enterprise. On 14 November 2017, the Provost announced plans to conduct an international search for a new library dean who will oversee an inclusive and ambitious visioning and strategic planning process that aligns with SMU’s broader strategic plan.
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Enhancing the Academic Quality and Stature of SMU Feedback Due by 15 January 2018

Feedback deadline: Enhancing the Academic Quality and Stature of SMU

The community feedback process, launched on 19 October 2017, concluded on 15 January 2018 and the final version of the vision for academic quality will be completed in spring 2018.
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