Robert Lieberman named 14th provost of Johns Hopkins
Robert C. Lieberman, a distinguished political scientist and accomplished academic administrator at Columbia University, has been named the 14th provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at The Johns Hopkins University. Lieberman, now interim dean of Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs and professor of political science and public affairs, was appointed by the executive committee of the university's board of trustees on the recommendation of President Ronald J. Daniels. Read more on The Hub.
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.
The Second Annual Symposium on Social Determinants of Health, co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute, was held on April 23.
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.
Johns Hopkins is in the middle of a comprehensive, university-wide self-study as part of its decennial reaccreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
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