- Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer at Rhode Island College.
Rhode Island College is one of the top 10 Best Regional Public Universities in New England, according to the 2021 U.S. News and World Report's rankings.
As a comprehensive institution, we serve the educational needs of the citizens of the state, the nation and beyond. Rhode Island College graduates are everywhere. They are business people, artists, musicians, scientists, educators and leaders in many different areas, contributing to the region’s vibrancy and economic development. The college is the largest producer of teachers in the state, and it is a primary source of health-care professionals: nurses, medical imaging staff, social workers and counselors.
Academic Leadership and Professional Staff
- Director - Adams Library
- Dean - FSEHD
- Interim Dean - School of Business
- School of Nursing
- Assistant Vice Provost
- Interim Dean for the School of Social Work
- Executive Assistant to the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs
- Dean - Arts and Sciences
- Vice Provost of Undergraduate Affairs
Emeriti appointments may be conferred by the president when a member of the college faculty or senior administrative staff retires from active service in good standing, and that individual has served with exceptional distinction.
The Mary Tucker Thorp College Professorship is awarded each academic year to a full professor with at least six years of service at Rhode Island College who has demonstrated excellence in teaching along with excellence in scholarship and/ or excellence in professional and collegial service.