What We Do
The Office of the Senior Vice Provost supports the Office of the Provost’s mission by advancing excellence in teaching and learning, promoting global engagement, and supporting administration and planning.
Spearheads initiatives to enable the University to accelerate the expansion of its innovation in online and hybrid offerings.
Promote international engagement that enriches teaching, research, and learning through developing and supporting global partnerships; supporting international students, faculty, researchers, visiting faculty, and their families, both as they prepare to arrive and while at Columbia; and providing pre-travel and operational support to enable Columbia students, scholars, faculty and staff to focus on their teaching, research, and learning abroad. Directs protocols for supporting affiliates in the instance of domestic and international emergencies.
Provides support to the Provost’s Office budget and financial commitments. Provides Human Resources support for Provost's Office employees.
Advances the Office of the Provost's mission to recruit and retain excellent faculty through the administration of the University's faculty housing policy and oversight of programs that support faculty members' external housing needs.
Manages key relationships related to early childhood through 12th grade schooling, including oversight of The School at Columbia University and Tompkins Hall Nursery and Childcare Center and liasing with NYC Department of Education's Columbia Secondary School for Math, Science, and Engineering. For other child care and schooling matters, please visit the Office of Work/Life.
309H Low Library
535 West 116th Street, MC 4343
New York, NY 10027
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