About the Office of the Provost

North Carolina A&T is proud to offer a broad selection of undergraduate, graduate, distance learning and continuing education programs, spanning subjects as diverse as agriculture and nanoengineering. As the Office of the Provost, it is our responsibility to manage and direct all academic programs at all eight A&T colleges and schools, library services and School of Graduate Studies.

Dr. Joe B. Whitehead Jr. is the chief academic officer of A&T and the provost and vice chancellor for the Division of Academic Affairs. His responsibilities include reviewing, evaluating, and recommending changes in academic policies and programs. Provost Whitehead relies on the support of an administrative staff of vice chancellors and associate vice chancellors of academic affairs to supervise a wide range of A&T programs and initiatives, including:


The important work of the Division of Academic Affairs is carried out by an experienced and dedicated staff of senior administrators and academic deans. Learn more about academic leadership at A&T:

 Contact Us

You can reach the provost and his staff at the following campus address, phone number and email:

Office of the Provost
1601 East Market Street
Dowdy Building, Suite 315
Greensboro, NC 27411
Phone (336) 334-7965
Fax (336) 334-7136
asktheprovost@ncat.edu

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