The Office of the Provost & Dean of the Faculty serves the Barnard faculty and supports their excellence in scholarship, teaching, service, and governance. As the College’s chief academic office, the Provost & Dean of the Faculty ensures that the liberal arts education offered to Barnard undergraduates meets the highest standards of quality.
The Office is responsible for all instructional programs, academic affairs, and academic policies of the College; oversees approximately sixty academic departments and programs, the Barnard Library and Academic Information Services (BLAIS), the Barnard Center for Research on Women (BCRW), the Athena Center for Leadership Studies, the Design, Digital Humanities, Empirical Reasoning, Sloate Media, and Vagelos Computational Science centers, Movement Lab, and Center for Engaged Pedagogy; recommends to the Barnard President all nominations for appointment to the faculty; and develops and implements the academic budget. In addition, the Provost is the academic liaison with Columbia University.
View resources from the Provost & Dean of the Faculty below.
Alumna and professor Mary Beth Keane ’99 on her unexpected appearance on The Tonight Show and how she became a mentor alongside her Barnard professors.
Women’s, gender, and sexuality studies professor Rebecca Jordan-Young breaks down the misconception of testosterone as the “male sex hormone” in her new book, Testosterone: An Unauthorized Biography.