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Who is the Provost?

DAR-Osher-Renewing_the_Dream_ReceptionDr. Domenico Grasso is the University of Delaware’s 13th provost. As the University’s chief academic officer, the Provost is responsible for administration of all programs of instruction, research and service, and for facilitating the success of the University’s faculty and students. Reporting to the Provost are the deans of the seven colleges, the deputy provost for academic affairs, deputy provost for research and scholarship, vice provost for diversity, vice provost for faculty affairs, vice provost for libraries, vice president for student life, vice provost for graduate and professional education, vice president of enrollment management, associate provost and chief of staff, and the director of communications.

For more, please visit the Provost’s page. Learn more about Provost Grasso through his funny new social media video.

News from the Provost’s Office

#VoicesofUDelFaculty and Staff Letter: Investing in our next chapter

(Fall 2015)

Dear Faculty and Staff,

The start of a new academic year is always exciting and this week we welcome yet another remarkable first-year class to the University of Delaware. Entering my third year as Provost, I¹m energized to see the groundwork of our strategic plan, Delaware Will Shine, moving into action as we work to form the implementation committee and action teams this fall. More…


Student Letter: Welcome to an exceptional journey

(Fall 2015)

Welcome Blue Hens!

There is so much to be excited about as we start the new academic year. Let me take a brief moment to personally encourage you to embrace this remarkable time. Of the many things I love about UD — including the beauty of The Green and the enthusiasm of students — I most treasure our commitment to excellence and our sense of community. More…

Oct. 20: Town hall

Community invited to share thoughts

Sept. 30, 2015 — All University of Delaware students, faculty and staff are invited to meet with Provost Domenico Grasso in an open-format, town hall meeting scheduled from 4-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20, in the Trabant University Center Theatre. — The groundwork of Delaware Will Shine, the University of Delaware’s new strategic initiative, is moving from planning to action. More…

Budget model information available

Provost announces All Funds Budget Model

Oct. 6, 2015 — Information is now available about the All Funds Budget Model that was announced last month. More…


#VoicesOfUDel began as a series of YouTube videos in which University students, staff, and faculty have an open conversation about the value of building a community that values the rich diversity of all its members.