Accreditation, SCHEV, and Program Development
The Office of the Executive Vice Provost works closely with the University Registrar and other university stakeholders to coordinate and review development and modification of academic programs.
The following changes receive both internal (i.e., university governance) and external (i.e., SCHEV and potentially SACSCOC) review before they can be initiated:
- New degree/certificate programs
- Changes to core curriculum requirement
- Changes in program name/title
- CIP code changes
- Program discontinuance
- Program modifications
- Changes in delivery format
- Program merger
- Degree/certificate designation changes
For more information see the following websites for detailed information and to connect with team members in the Office of the Executive Vice Provost.
Academic units should consult with the Office of the Executive Vice Provost on agreements that can include the following: Memorandums of Understanding, Dual degree programs, and Dual enrollment. Consultation is also encouraged for agreements not contained in this list and when the review and approval process is unknown. Email Tonya Windsor, Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice Provost.
All MOUs that require Provost level approval need to go through an internal review process before signature is requested. Consult with Tonya Windsor, Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice Provost, for the signature process.
Program Development and Market Research
For inquiries about market research for existing and new academic program development, email Catherine Amelink, Associate Vice Provost in the Office of the Executive Vice Provost.
Develop, Redesign, Innovate, Vitalize, and Enhance (DRIVE) grants fund the development or redesign of flexible and online learning experiences for Virginia Tech students in undergraduate and graduate programs.