WASHINGTON, September 27, 2021 — A class of 30 exemplary provosts will
participate in the 2021 Academy for New Provosts (ANP), a leadership
development program of the American Association of State Colleges and
Universities (AASCU). ANP, now in its second year, is geared toward
the distinctive needs of provosts who lead state colleges and
universities, providing them an opportunity to connect with their state
university peers in an environment tailored to the specific
challenges that a first-time provost is likely to face.
2021 Academy for New Provosts will include monthly virtual learning and
networking sessions and a two-day gathering in person at AASCU’s Academic
Affairs meeting in July 2022. ANP
is made possible in part by generous support from AASCU strategic partner Ad
provost has a very difficult role to play during an extraordinarily challenging
time for state universities,” said Terry Brown, vice president for academic
innovation and transformation at AASCU. “These new provosts are beginning their
jobs in the midst of crisis. This program is designed to provide a network of
support and the specialized expertise and guidance that they need to flourish
in their positions.”
will prepare new provosts to understand the principles of exemplary academic
leadership; navigate deep, transformative change; manage university finance and
budget; build trust through effective communication; manage key relationships
for success; use data effectively to create a culture of evidence and inform
decisions; integrate academic planning with budget, facility, and IT planning;
navigate between the president’s vision and the expectations of the faculty;
and strengthen psychological and physical resilience.
View a full list of participants.
Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) is a Washington, D.C.-based
higher education association of nearly 400 public colleges, universities, and
systems whose members share a learning- and teaching-centered culture, a
historic commitment to underserved student populations, and a dedication to
research and creativity that advances their regions’ economic progress and
cultural development. These are institutions Delivering America’s Promise.