Hofstra University

Provost's Office

The Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer of the University. The Provost's Office carries out academic policies of the faculty and president, all in support of enhancing student success.

Provost's Announcements

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Provost's Announcements
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Inside the Office

About the Provost's Office

The Provost is responsible for the smooth operation of the academic units of the University, including all the University's schools and colleges as well as the libraries, with the exception of the medical school, which reports directly to the president’s office. The Provost also chairs the University Senate, which is the major shared governance organization.


A number of academic programs are centered in the Provost's Office, including the Distinguished Faculty Lectures, student honors, study abroad, and more.

Cultural Center

Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Environmental Health & Safety

Faculty Diversity Research and Development and LGBTQ+ Research Initiative Grant Lecture

Faculty Cluster Hire Initiative

Our cluster initiative invites experts from varied backgrounds to gather around the support, resources, and multifaceted research community at Hofstra University.

Guidelines for Special Leave

Hofstra Research Mixers Series

Saltzman Community Services Center

The Center supports high-quality educational and practical experiences for Hofstra University students, and provides services to Hofstra University employees and to the community-at-large.

Stessin Prize

Teachers of the Year

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Contact the Provost

Our Office

144 Hofstra University
Axinn Library
Room 200 West Library Wing
Hempstead NY 11549

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