Office of the Provost

Laura Carlson is Provost of the University of Delaware
Laura A. Carlson, University of Delaware Provost

Dr. Laura A. Carlson is the University of Delaware’s provost. As the University’s chief academic officer, the provost is responsible for the 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 ten colleges, the vice provost for faculty affairs, vice provost for academic programs and university initiatives, interim vice provost for undergraduate education, vice provost for libraries, museums and press and university librarian, vice provost and dean for the graduate school, vice president of enrollment management, and chief of staff.

For more information about Provost Laura Carlson, please visit her page

Leadership Opportunities

Dear UD Faculty,

The Office of the Provost is ready to launch its internal search for leadership opportunities. I invite you to apply if a position appeals to you, or to submit nominations of other faculty members who would be excellent candidates.

Clicking the position titles below will direct you to UDTalentLink where you can read the descriptions and apply. To recommend others, click the nominate buttons.

Screening will begin November 11, 2022, and the anticipated start dates are the first day of the spring 2023 semester.

Finally, if you would like to be considered for the search committees, please send your name to UD-PROVOST@UDEL.EDU.

Your interest and involvement are important and appreciated.

All the best,

Laura Carlson


Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

University of Delaware