Robert C. Lieberman
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs



The provost is the chief academic officer and second-ranking member of the senior administration, responsible for promoting and coordinating the university’s teaching and research mission.

The provost’s primary responsibility is to oversee the university’s nine schools as well as its many interdisciplinary programs, academic centers, and institutes.

The provost develops and implements strategic initiatives with the president, and works with the deans and directors in the creation and oversight of interdivisional programs and the coordination of the university’s regional, national, and international activities.

The provost is the secretary of the Board of Trustees Committee on Academic Policy and the Committee on Student Life.




Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships

The Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships will serve as the cornerstone of an ambitious effort to advance cross-disciplinary work across the University. 


Ph.D. Innovation Initiative

The Ph.D. Symposium generated energy and enthusiasm around the subject of Ph.D. education. To capture that excitement, the Doctor of Philosophy Board is launching an initiative supporting Ph.D. education innovation.


Faculty Innovation Stories

Read stories and watch videos about some of Johns Hopkins University's most innovative faculty members.