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About the Office

Gretchen B. Caughman

Gretchen B. Caughman was named the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost on June 1, 2011.

Serving as the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Provost of Augusta University is the Chief Academic Officer, responsible for advancing all aspects of the mission of the University, ensuring excellence and innovation in the delivery of existing knowledge and the discovery of new knowledge. The Provost is accountable for the achievement of the university’s strategic priorities, through actively engaging in planning and resource allocation to deliver tangible results and provide a foundation for future prosperity.

The Office of the Provost is committed to:

  • Enhancing academic quality in programs of instruction;
  • Fostering the development, improvement and recognition for the Augusta University faculty; 
  • Driving services and programs that promote the success of our students;
  • Advancing processes that tie budgeting and effective resource allocation to our planning efforts; 
  • Ensuring the University's infrastructure support functions provide support for the academic mission and contribute to the pursuit of academic excellence.

Contact Us

Office of the Provost

2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904


Augusta University Values

Holiday- Thanksgiving Day After (Campus Closed) 
Marcus Allen, principal of Grovetown Middle School, along with teacher Clarence Kendrick, from Harlem Middle School, will speaking in partnership with the Augusta University College of Education on “Minority Males Transforming Education.” 
The University Singers present Handel's "Messiah." Come enjoy this festive start to the Holiday season by enjoying Part I of "Messiah," G. F. Handel's iconic oratorio, presented by the Augusta University Singers and chamber orchestra. 
Classes End- Sessions 1 and 3 
Student Reading Day- No Classes/Administrative Offices Open 
Exams- Session 1 
immerse yourself in evocative work from 55 artist-educators on Dec. 6 from 6-8 p.m. at the Jessye Norman School of the Arts! free and open to the public, light refreshments provided. 
Exams- Session 1 
Senate meetings are open to all faculty including administrators with faculty status, Senators and Committee Chairs. The Meeting Will be Held December 9, 2019 on the Health Sciences Campus, EC-1204 
The College of Education will host "Foundational Reading Skill Development & Dyslexia: Serving ALL Students" on Monday, Dec. 9, from 5-6:30 p.m., in the Jaguar Student Activities Center Ballroom on the Augusta University Summerville Campus.