Apr 14, 2024  
Faculty Handbook 2023 - 2024 
    
Faculty Handbook 2023 - 2024

1.2.1 - Academic Affairs Office


The Office of Academic Affairs is the administrative unit that oversees the University’s entire academic affairs division. This office is centrally involved in university-wide academic administration. As the Chief Academic Officer of the University, the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is the University’s principal academic administrator and liaison with the President and the University System’s staff in matters involving the University’s: a) curriculum and degree program approvals; b) faculty appointments and contracts; c) promotion and tenure recommendations; d) capital improvement proposals for the academic division; e) academic budget allocation and redirection; and f) follow-up on strategic priorities and academic policy directives set at the levels of the University System and/or KSU. Working with the teaching faculty and other academic administrators, the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is expected to provide leadership, direction, and support for the planning, operation, evaluation, and advancement of the University’s academic programs, services, and research. The Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is a member of the President’s administrative team, providing support and assistance to the President and the other vice presidents as necessary.

The website address for the Academic Affairs office is https://academicaffairs.kennesaw.edu/.