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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.


News from the Provost’s Office

#VoicesofUDelWorking together to build UD’s future

Staying Consequential and Focused as We Build Our Future

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…


Babatunde Ogunnaike - Environmental PortraitNAI Fellow

Dean Ogunnaike named 2014 fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Dec. 17, 2014–Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, dean of the University of Delaware’s College of Engineering, is among 170 distinguished innovators who have been named 2014 fellows by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

In addition to his duties as dean, Ogunnaike is the William L. Friend Chair of Chemical Engineering and a professor in the Center for Systems Biology at the Delaware Biotechnology Institute. More…


Provost-Town_Hall-120214Provost holds second town hall

Dialogue covers strategic planning, online learning, race and equality

Dec. 4, 2014–Tuesday evening at the Trabant University Center, Provost Domenico Grasso led a second open-format, town hall meeting with the University of Delaware community. The first was held earlier this fall on Oct. 8.

All students, faculty and staff were invited to meet with the provost to ask questions, share ideas and learn about the future of UD. More…