We are a systemwide resource for academic excellence in research, teaching and public service.
The Office of the Provost builds on the energy and academic strength of UC’s campuses to enhance the system’s educational impact. We help recruit and retain outstanding professors and provide them with the support they need to succeed. We promote excellence through programs that help prepare, recruit and support undergraduate, graduate and professional students. We manage programs that help position UC and California as engines of economic, social and cultural development. And we ensure that UC remains on the cutting edge of innovation in teaching and learning by supporting new academic initiatives.
Coordinates policies and programs regarding faculty recruitment, diversity, retention, academic freedom, responsibilities and advancement.
Evaluates and plans for student enrollment, degree achievement and systemwide academic program development and manages systemwide academic and publishing programs.
Serves as the bridge between local issues and the power of UC research to bring practical, science-based answers to Californians.
Provides information and analysis in support of university management, planning and decision-making.
Coordinates systemwide policies for technology transfer, intellectual property and graduate study and manages a portfolio of grants.
Maintains UC's admissions process and portal, oversees student financial aid policies throughout the system and works closely with community colleges and high schools on courses and criteria for admission to UC.
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Office of the President
1111 Franklin St., 12th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607
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