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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…



Provost-Town_Hall-120214March 11: Town hall

Provost Grasso discusses strategic plan, Title IX, other topics

March 13, 2015 — University of Delaware Provost Domenico Grasso held an open-format, town hall meeting with the campus community on March 11, in Gore Recital Hall of the Roselle Center for the Arts.

With much of the conversation focusing on diversity and inclusion, it served as a timely prelude to a featured lecture given later that day by activist and journalist Laura Ling, who spoke as part of a special, three-day celebration honoring the Women’s College centennial and UD women for the past 100 years.

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…