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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.

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News from the Provost’s Office

#VoicesofUDelWorking together to build UD’s future

Staying Consequential and Focused as We Build Our Future (Spring 2015)

Cinema, our society, and the future of UD

The world has shifted in the weeks since fall classes ended in ways few of us could have imagined. Unrest in our nation’s cities and violent attacks on civilians in Nigeria and France that attempted to constrain the liberties to which we are all entitled compel us, as global citizens, into critical debates addressing the costs and responsibilities of living in a free society. More…


Partnership for change

New UD coalition launches strategic plan to reduce high-risk drinking

2:18 p.m., July 30, 2015 — UD is adopting a collaborative approach to support students’ health and well-being that incorporates the efforts of University offices — including Student Life, Student Wellness and Health Promotion and the Office of the Provost — along with students, faculty, staff, a member of the Board of Trustees, Newark business owners, and community and civic leaders. Their efforts are being combined as part of the newly formed Campus Coalition for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention. More…

New online graduate courses

University of Delaware to launch online graduate programs

June 8, 2015 — With 36 UD graduate programs ranked by U.S. News and World Report — 16 of them ranked in the top 50, the University of Delaware is set to expand the reach of its highly regarded graduate programs. Now the University will open its doors to in-career professionals through new online degree programs.

Data suggest busy professionals seek advancement through education, but have little time to spend inside the classroom, so making virtual seats available was a natural solution. In collaboration with Wiley Education Solutions (formerly Deltak), a leader in the online services market, the University of Delaware expects to launch new online courses at the start of the 2016 spring semester. More…