The Office of the Provost seeks to foster collaboration across Butler University and manage changes in policies and practices that affect the academic life of the University as a whole.

Kate MorrisProvost Kathryn Morris is Butler University's vice president for academic affairs and a professor of psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. In this role she:

  • Serves as the Chief Academic Officer of the University.
  • Works with the Faculty Senate, College Deans, and Associate Provosts to provide oversight, development, and delivery of the educational policies and work of the University.
  • Acts on faculty appointments and oversees tenure and promotion processes.
  • Directs allocation of resources to Colleges, the Libraries, and academic support units.
  • Supports faculty development and engagement in research, scholarship, and creative activities.
  • Supports student success through oversight of Student Academic Affairs.
  • Provides oversight of study abroad opportunities for faculty and students.


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