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.

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 of the University's Schools and Colleges as well as the libraries of the University, 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 University 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.

Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Environmental Health & Safety


Special Programs

Provost's List & Dean's List

Athletic Director Scholars

Study Abroad

Peer Teacher Program

Stessin Prize

Contact the Provost

Our Office

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

Reach Out

Phone (516) 463-5400


Hofstra University supports an environment of open, honest communications, and encourages community members to approach appropriate University personnel in instances where they believe violations of policies or standards have occurred.