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Welcome to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Office

The Division of Academic Affairs creates, supports, and enhances a student-centered academic environment which frames the University's mission and vision. It is the center for all academic and student endeavors at Northwestern State University. The division, under the direction of the Provost and Vice President, provides leadership for articulating academic and student affairs goals, sets the overall academic direction, and operationalizes the President's vision for the future of the University. It facilitates the establishment of programs, policies, procedures, and standards for the selection, evaluation, and development of faculty and staff and for the review of academic programs in accomplishing the University's mission and academic goals.

Academic Affairs coordinates the University's various colleges, programs, and services to maintain a coherent institutional perspective and ensure that the needs and character of individual programs are addressed within the institutional framework