Skip to content
Biology professor and Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching recipient Elaine Sia leads her Molecular Biology in Lander Auditorium, Hutchison Hall October 5, 2021.

University of Rochester

Office of the Provost

The Office of the Provost is dedicated to the academic success of our faculty and students. Overseeing all of our academic units and many offices, the provost promotes the scholarly vision of the University of Rochester, enabling our teaching and learning to be ever better.

Headshot of David Figlio

Leadership update

David Figlio named Rochester provost

After a nationwide search, the University of Rochester has announced that David Figlio will be the University’s new provost and chief academic officer. Currently serving as dean at Northwestern University, Figlio is an experienced academic and research leader. He will start his role at Rochester in July 2022.

Meet David Figlio

The Meliora insignia on a flag pole

where we’re going

Rochester’s strategic plan

The provost is overseeing the development of a new strategic plan for the University of Rochester’s future. Our Strategic Plan website provides additional details, opportunities to attend forums to learn more, and ways to share your feedback.

Visit the Strategic Plan website

Contact us

Reach out for support

See how you can contact our office, and find links to offices that the provost oversees for more specific assistance.

Get help

Return to the top of the page