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Provost Resources

The Role of the Provost

The primary role of the Provost is to serve as Chief Academic Officer for the University, working closely with faculty and academic staff to ensure the overall academic quality of the university.  I serve as an advocate for both faculty and students as we strive for excellence across the disciplines in teaching, learning, advising, scholarship, and artistry.  Working closely with the President, administration, faculty, and staff, I strive to advance the mission of the University as we prepare students for professional success, democratic citizenship in a global environment, and the personal pursuit of a live of meaning and value. I am honored and privileged to serve in this role in an interim capacity for the 2021-2022 academic year, and am excited for the opportunity to work with an incredible team of committed faculty and staff as we strive to build both greater academic excellence across the university and a more inclusive community of scholars and artists.

Mary M. Black
Interim Provost



Department News

University Commons
Academic | Admissions | Alumni & Friends
U.S. News names Millikin University among "Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest"
September 12, 2017, 12:45pm
Millikin ranked among "Best Value Schools" in the Midwest U.S. News & World Report has once again recognized Millikin University as one of the leading institutions in the country. U.S...
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Shilling Hall
Academic | Admissions | Campus
Millikin University ranked among top universities by Washington Monthly
September 7, 2017, 2:30pm
Millikin University ranked among top universities by Washington Monthly The Washington Monthly named Millikin University to its annual "Best Bang for the Buck - Midwest" list as part...
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Millikin Congress to Campus
Academic | Alumni & Friends | Campus
Millikin University to host Congress to Campus
September 6, 2017, 12:15pm
Millikin University to host Congress to Campus Millikin University students and central Illinois area residents will have the unique opportunity to learn from two retired members of the...
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