Welcome to the Office of the Provost at the University of Pikeville. The Office of the Provost has the distinct privilege of serving alongside faculty and staff who are passionate about education and dedicated to our community. We have a rich history as a vibrant liberal arts university with a nationally recognized medical school and a new optometry school that are meeting the needs of rural communities and attracting students from across the country. We still believe in the power of education to transform lives, a founding promise that has been sustained by the power of relationships and a calling to serve.
Planning and implementing the institution’s academic priorities is central to the work that takes place in this office. Building relationships and collaborating with academic deans, department leaders, faculty and staff, strengthens our commitment to quality undergraduate and graduate programs. Rounding out the student experience, the provost oversees the teams who focus on recruitment, retention and athletics.