The academic affairs area supports the mission of the university to provide an opportunity for students to receive a quality education that focuses on the development of the whole person including the intellectual, spiritual, social and physical dimensions.
The work of planning and implementing the institution’s academic priorities is central to the office of the provost, led by Dr. Lori Werth.
Questions or comments may be directed to Dr. Werth at LoriWerth@upike.edu.
Undergraduate Departments and Programs
The undergraduate curriculum is built on a broad liberal arts foundation emphasizing communicative and quantitative skills; independent thinking; tolerance of diverse points of view; cultural, historical and ethical awareness; and preparation for leadership, civic responsibility and life-long learning.
Graduate and Professional Programs
Academic Opportunities and Services
The academic affairs program also includes a broad spectrum of student academic support services as well as opportunities for educational enhancement through participation in academic honor societies, domestic and study abroad programs, community and regional outreach, academic competition and clubs and organizations.