Provost & Dean of the Faculty

The Provost and the Dean of the Faculty is the College's chief academic officer and carries out responsibilities central to the performance of the College's mission, ensuring that the liberal arts education offered to its undergraduates meets the highest standards of quality. To this end, the Office of the Provost serves the Barnard faculty and supports their excellence in scholarship, teaching, service, and governance.

The Provost is responsible for the development and administration of all instructional programs, academic affairs, and academic policies of the College. She oversees forty academic departments and programs, the Barnard Library and Academic Information Services (BLAIS), and the Barnard Center for Research on Women (BCRW).  She also 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 appropriate counterparts at Columbia University.

 

Announcements

Recent Faculty News

Award Grant Fellowship

Professor Dusa McDuff, the Helen Lyttle Kimmel '42 Professor of Mathematics, received the 2018 Sylvester Medal, which is awarded to an outstanding researcher in the field of mathematics.

Honors and Other News

Professor of History Dorothy Ko has been elected as Academician of Academia Sinica by the 33rd Convocation of Academicians that was held from July 2-5, 2018, in Taipei, Taiwan.

Award Grant Fellowship, General

Barnard College presented the faculty with awards to honor their commitment to exceptional teaching and research.

Honors and Other News

Prof. Thomas-Young's current neurological study uses EEG to observe brain activity during choreographed and improvised dance.