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Office of the Provost

The provost, Northeastern’s chief academic officer, leads our 10 colleges and schools and oversees our vast interdisciplinary research enterprise. The Office of the Provost guides the implementation of the academic plan, Experience Unleashed, which emphasizes creating impact in the world through experiential education and research.

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Provost and Senior Vice President
for Academic Affairs

David Madigan

As the university’s chief academic officer, David Madigan leads Northeastern’s educational and research enterprise. He oversees the university’s 10 colleges and schools and the university libraries.

Leadership and administration

  • Gregory Abowd

    Gregory Abowd

    Dean of the College of Engineering
  • Carolyn Bargoot

    Carolyn Bargoot

    Deputy Provost
  • Donathan Brown

    Donathan Brown

    Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity
  • Dan Cohen

    Dan Cohen

    Dean of Libraries and Vice Provost for Information Collaboration
  • David De Cremer

    Interim Dunton Family Dean of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business
  • Debra Franko

    Debra Franko

    Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
  • James Hackney

    James R. Hackney

    Dean of the School of Law
  • Elizabeth Hudson

    Elizabeth Hudson

    Dean of the College of Arts, Media and Design
  • Jacqueline Isaacs

    Jacqueline Isaacs

    Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
  • Diane Levin

    Diane Levin

    University Ombuds
  • David Luzzi

    David Luzzi

    Senior Vice Provost for Research and Vice President of the Innovation Campus at Burlington, Massachussetts
  • Elizabeth Mynatt

    Elizabeth D. Mynatt

    Dean of the Khoury College of Computer Sciences
  • Simon Pitts

    Simon Pitts

    Director of the Gordon Leadership Institute
  • Karl Reid

    Karl Reid

    Senior Vice Provost and Chief Inclusion Officer
  • Ronald Sandler

    Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Carmen Sceppa

    Carmen Sceppa

    Dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences
  • Tom Sheahan

    Tom Sheahan

    Executive Vice Provost
  • Hazel Sive

    Hazel Sive

    Dean of the College of Science
  • Geoffrey Trussell

    Geoffrey Trussell

    Vice President of the Nahant, Massachussetts, Campus
  • Sara Fascetti

    Sara Wadia-Fascetti

    Vice Provost for the PhD Network

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