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Office of the Provost records

Identifier: Z96-039

Content Description

The provost of Northeastern University is the chief academic officer of the university and reports to the president. The provost provides leadership for all curricular, instructional, and faculty development matters and governs the budgeting, administering, evaluating, and planning of the academic aspects of university life. Created in 1948, the Office of the Provost has expanded with the university's size and adapted to its evolving academic priorities. Over the years the office has grown to include associate, assistant, and vice-provosts who are in charge of specific academic areas such as faculty affairs, research, budgeting, graduate education, continuing education, and undergraduate education. Box 1 A-Opening Week; Box 2 Opening Week-Residential Life; Box 3 Resource-Senate, Faculty; Box 4 Sponsored Programs-Z, Commencement-Dean's Council; Box 5 Distinguished Professor Award-Excellence in Teaching Award; Box 6 Faculty and Staff Orientation-Leaves of Absence; Box 7 Research Scholarship and Development Fund-Sabbaticals; Box 8 Sabbaticals-University Graduate Council; Box 9 University Graduate Council. Processed 1998 Jan. Now part of A22.

Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

Records are closed for 25 years from the date of their creation, unless researchers have written permission from the creating office. Personnel and student files are closed for 75 years.

Use Restrictions

Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the University Archivist.


  • 1972-1993


8.50 cubic feet (8.50 cubic feet in 9 record center cartons.)