Dr. Timothy J. Greene, provost and vice president for academic affairs, is the chief academic officer, and chief administrative officer following the president, of the University.
The provost oversees academic policies and activities throughout the University and is responsible for long-range planning for, as well as coordination of the administrative and support functions of, the University’s academic enterprise.
Reporting directly to the provost and vice president for academic affairs are the deans of the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business, Education, Engineering and Applied Sciences, Fine Arts, and Health and Human Services as well as the Lee Honors and Graduate Colleges and the deans of Extended University Programs, Haenicke Institute for Global Education, and University Libraries. Additionally, the provost is responsible for and has oversight over the vice provosts for academic operations and chief information officer, budget and personnel, enrollment management, and institutional effectiveness, as well as the Director of Academic Collective Bargaining.
Michigan and the nation need more college-educated citizens to provide intellectual capacity and leadership. WMU dedicates its resources to attract and support outstanding students and faculty. We offer distinctive undergraduate and graduate experiences that inspire a passion for learning. Within this context and recognizing the University's Mission and Goals, the mission of Academic Affairs is to ensure:
We value and affirm excellence in daily actions through the following: