Santa Clara University


About the Provost's Office

  • iconProvost Jacobs

    Dr. Jacobs is the Chief Academic Officer at Santa Clara and a Professor of Chemistry. He provides leadership and management for all aspects of academics, student life, information services, and athletics and ensures that the educational programs and offerings are consistent with the University's vision, mission, and values. Please click on this link to read his complete biography.

  • iconProvost's Responsibilities

    The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is Santa Clara 's chief academic officer. Click on the link to learn about his core responsibilities.

  • iconDirect Reports and Provost's Office Personnel

    A number of faculty and staff work closely with the Provost to nurture and empower the academic heart and soul of the University; to set the tone for its academic life and vitality; to foster the intellectual well-being of students, staff, and faculty; and to marshal and allocate resources in support of academic excellence.

  • iconCommittees and Taskforces

    There are a number of University Policy, Faculty Senate, and compliance committees that work with the Provost's Office to execute the University's core teaching, research, and services functions. Please click on the link above to learn more.

  • iconDiversity and Inclusion

    Santa Clara is a community enriched by women and men of diverse backgrounds, respectful of difference and enlivened by open dialogue. Click on the link to learn more.

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