Programs & Initiatives

Programs & Initiatives

The Office of the Provost sponsors many different programs and initiatives for department chairs, faculty, and students.

UVA Student Tutoring preschool child

Engaged UVA is the front door to community partnerships at UVA, designed to connect faculty, students and communities to mutually beneficial research and teaching programs.

Faculty sitting at table during workshop

The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost (EVPP) provides a broad range of academic career development opportunities such as workshops, mentoring, and support to all faculty members, including department chairs and deans.

nullUVA honors excellent teaching through several awards, fellowships, and grants. Some of the awards are administered by the Provost’s Office, other awards by the Teaching Resource Center.

Sudents and professor demonstrating class project

Designed to provide rapid, one-time funding to small groups with a special emphasis on creative ideas for programming and initiatives that uproot the conscious and unconscious biases and misbeliefs that lead to racial tension. Proposals that are in partnership with the Charlottesville-area community are particularly encouraged.

World GlobeThe University of Virginia recognizes that its students and alumni increasingly pursue careers and lead lives that are global in nature. They will live and work abroad, they will travel extensively, they will cooperate virtually with foreign partners, and they will study lessons from other societies and cultures to address local and global challenges.

The UVA Pavillion

Institutional accreditation assures students, parents, and members of the public that the University is an effective provider of high-quality educational programs and services.

Faculty leadership retreat conference attendees

Faculty at all levels of an academic organization face discrete leadership challenges. The very structure of our institution, the obligations and the privileges of shared governance, as well as the expectations of our faculty to be nationally recognized teachers and scholars, mean that faculty play many roles.