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Office of the Provost

Katherine E. Fleming , Provost

As NYU's chief academic officer, the Provost is responsible for setting the University's academic strategy and priorities. The Provost supervises deans and directors of schools and institutes and all academic support units, and with their assistance cultivates areas of excellence and enhances collaboration within and between schools. She also allocates financial resources according to academic priorities, in cooperation with university financial officers.

Current Priorities

Cross-School Initiatives

Areas of Focus

Collaborative Leadership 

The Provost consults with Vice Provosts, senior executives, active scholars, and experienced administrators, to ensure that academic priorities are central to every decision made at NYU. Each Vice Provost oversees a portfolio of executive offices and serves as a liaison to designated schools and institutes.


Key People

In Office of the Provost

Linda Mills

Vice Chancellor and Senior Vice Provost for Global Programs and University Life

Joseph Juliano

Vice Provost for Strategic Planning

MJ Knoll-Finn

Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management

Clay Shirky

Vice Provost for Educational Technologies

Karen Nercessian

Associate Vice Provost - Strategy and Chief of Staff

Yanoula Athanassakis

Associate Vice Provost, Academic Affairs and Special Projects; Director, Environmental Humanities Initiative

Edward Sullivan

Provostial Fellow

Anthony Jiga

Vice Provost for Resource Planning

Georgina Dopico

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Charlton McIlwain

Vice Provost for Faculty Engagement and Development