Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Administration
The Provost is the Chief Academic Officer for Southern Illinois University. Our office is responsible for ensuring students' academic success. The Provost reports to the Chancellor and collaborates with her in setting overall academic programs and priorities for the University and allocates funds to carry these priorities forward. He provides leadership in recruitment of prospective students, student retention, faculty hiring, promotion and tenure, outreach to the community, and overall student support.
We also serve our campus community by overseeing all forms of academic activities, including: personnel, budgets, information technology, faculty training, assessment and program review, and student affairs. The individual colleges and departments that report to the Provost work collectively to ensure all of our students' success.
Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Administration
SIU Carbondale Welcomes You!
SIU Carbondale is a comprehensive research university that offers a vast array of excellent undergraduate and graduate academic programs on one of hte most attractive campus setting in the United state. Students from every state in the union and 112 different countries come to Carbondale (see more)
Boeing challenges students to design new cockpit
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Twenty-two engineering students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale have spent all of this academic year preparing for the year 2040.
The students, all of them seniors who are majoring in electrical, computer, or mechanical engineering, are participating in the “Crew Station 2040 Challenge: University Capstone Competition” sponsored by Boeing Military Aircraft. Their mission:(click for rest of the story)..
Dr. John W. Nicklow, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, is Southern Illinois University's chief academic officer, with responsibility for managing the academic colleges and units and the policies and practices that affect the academic success of students at the University. (see more)
2014-15 Catalog Meetings
Catalog & Program changes can now be submitted to the Provost's Office for the 2014-15 catalog. The deadline for submitting forms is October 1, 2013. (see forms)