The provost and senior vice president for academic affairs is the chief academic officer of the university. The provost serves on the university’s leadership team and works with the president, the vice presidents, the deans of the academic programs, and various university councils and committees to carry out the mission of the university. The provost represents the university to external constituencies in a manner determined by the president. The provost also represents the academic division to the President’s Council and the Board of Regents. The provost is responsible for all operations of the university related to academic leadership, curriculum, personnel management for the academic division, and budget planning and fiscal management for the academic division. The provost supports and works in partnership with the faculty governance system. All academic areas report to the provost. The provost reports to the president. A complete description can be found on the websites for the Office of the Provost and Human Resources.