What We Do

We provide leadership for universitywide functions that support the academic enterprise at Rutgers University. Working within the structure created by the higher education restructuring legislation, we coordinate academic programs throughout Rutgers in conjunction with the provosts at:

  • New Brunswick
  • Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
  • Newark
  • Camden

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, led by Barbara Lee

  • Manages academic programs and policies across the University, including academic program development, institutional accreditation, international agreements, relations with other institutions of higher education and various government agencies, and transfer programs
  • Oversees the faculty appointment and promotion process, faculty development initiatives, and faculty award and limited submission national and international prize competitions
  • Plans and implements major university events and initiatives and special academic and cultural programs

The following units report to the Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs include: