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Office of the Executive Vice President & Provost

Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost

Our team serves to promote academic quality and advance the strategic goals of Virginia Tech by providing academic leadership, service, and effective management of university resources.

Dr. Cyril Clarke, Provost, Virginia Tech

Planning for Fall 2020

Faculty-specific FAQs are currently being updated for Fall 2020 and will be reposted soon. Employee FAQs and general information on Instruction is available on the Ready website.

Facilities and Building Operations Planning (PDF) 07/31
Presentation focused on planning for creating and maintaining healthy campus environments.

Fall 2020 Attendance and Grading, and Sample Syllabus Statements Guidance revised 07/13
Faculty Handbook: Requires faculty to provide clear expectations through the syllabus, including attendance and assignment of grades.

Fall 2020 Classroom Conduct Guidance revised 07/13
Faculty Handbook: Describes the responsibility of an instructor to maintain a positive learning environment.

Fall 2020 COVID-19 Operational Plan - SCHEV (PDF) revised 07/28
University plan to build strategic path from essential operations to full operations within context of COVID-19 pandemic.

Guidance on Face Coverings revised 07/10
Expectations for students, faculty, staff, and visitors to wear face coverings while in indoor and outdoor campus spaces.

Preliminary Recommendations for Delivery of Academic Programs in Fall 2020 (PID required) revised 06/23
Plan to deliver in-person curriculum to the greatest extent possible while suppressing resurgence of COVID-19 on campus.

Public Health Guidelines: Student Education and Enforcement 07/29
Approach to enforcement of public health requirements and guidelines in partnership with students, faculty, staff, and the broader community.

Classroom Capacity Guidelines
General assignment use classroom capacities during COVID-19 pandemic

Classroom Setup Resources revised 07/02
Support for departments with departmentally controlled instructional spaces

Glossary of terms related to COVID-19 and Virginia Tech documents and communications.

Health and Safety
Resources and information through VT Ready website

Instruction revised 07/12
Resources and information through VT Ready website

Office of Student Conduct

Improving Virginia Tech for you

As the chief academic officer, the provost is working with university leaders on several initiatives to advance the strategic plan.

Beyond Boundaries

The foundation for a vision for Virginia Tech a generation into the future that reinforces the university’s core values and established strengths.

Strategic Planning

The Strategic Planning Committees guide the institution’s direction and goals and support the university’s Beyond Boundaries vision.

Experiential Learning

Students participate in learning, activities, and reflections that engage, challenge, and support their growth.

Destination Areas

Transdisciplinary communities at Virginia Tech are working collaboratively to address complex problems that impact the human condition.

Information for the university community regarding the greater Washington, D.C., metro area

We are committed

InclusiveVT is the institutional and individual commitment to Ut Prosim (That I May Serve) in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence.

Get to know Provost Cyril Clarke

A veterinarian, clinical pharmacologist, teacher, researcher, and academic leader.