Welcome to the website for the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost. The Provost works with the Academic Affairs Council, composed of the academic deans, academic vice presidents, and vice provosts, to implement the university's strategic plan. As the chief academic officer at Virginia Tech, the provost is responsible for:
Our mission is to promote academic quality and advance the strategic goals of Virginia Tech by providing academic leadership, service, and effective management of university resources.
Vice Provost Jack Finney and his team lead initiatives to promote the hiring of outstanding and diverse faculty members; the development, implementation, and interpretation of faculty policies; the promotion and tenure process; and academic leadership development programs.
Vice Provost Ken Smith and his team oversee the development and evaluation of the university's academic budget. They also develop strategies for improving academic space, including capital planning and classroom renovations.
Senior Vice President and Provost
210 Burruss Hall (0132)
Blacksburg VA 24061
The Implementation Plan for Selected Elements of A Plan for a New Horizon is now available. As a complement to A Plan for a New Horizon, the Provost’s Implementation Plan identifies and outlines 11 areas of growth and emphasis.
The following is a letter to the university community from Senior Vice President and Provost Mark McNamee.
Dr. Mark G. McNamee has served as senior vice president and provost at Virginia Tech since 2001.
Provost McNamee periodically updates the university community on issues of interest.
The College Portrait provides parents, students and others with information regarding the Virginia Tech community, student characteristics, graduation rates, student/faculty ratios, cost of attendance, and more.