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Welcome to the Provost's Office

The mission of the University of Oklahoma is to provide the best possible educational experience for our students through excellence in teaching, research and creative activity, and service to the state and society.

As the chief academic officer of the Norman campus, the Senior Vice President and Provost plays a pivotal role in shaping and implementing the academic mission of the University of Oklahoma. The Provost provides academic leadership, promotes faculty excellence and student success, ensures academic program quality, and contributes to the strategic growth and advancement of the institution.

Open Faculty Positions

The University of Oklahoma is committed to providing an inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. We invite you to learn more about who we are at the University of Oklahoma and to consider joining our remarkable community.

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Lead On, University

Officially launched in July 2020, Lead On, University defines a clear plan for the Norman campus’ future and the comprehensive strategies to achieve it. As the university’s first Strategic Plan in a generation, it aims to position OU as a top-tier public research university that fosters a culture of innovation, excellence, and inclusivity.

The heartbeat of the Strategic Plan echoes the university’s fundamental purpose – We Change Lives – three small but powerful words that affirm who we are and inspire our path forward.

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