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:
- Financial Aid
- Office of Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness
- Institutional Research
- EPA Salary and Budget Administration
- Division of Information Technology
- Academy for Teaching and Learning
- Center for Academic Excellence
- Bluford Library
- General Education
- Honors Program
- Office of International Programs
- University Outreach
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:
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
New members of the North Carolina A&T State University Board of Visitors (BOV) will be officially welcomed to the board during its first meeting of the 2016-17 academic year, Sept. 29 – 30 in the Alumni Foundation Event Center on the university’s campus.
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In its 2017 Best Colleges rankings release, the U.S. News & World Report has ranked North Carolina A&T State University at the No. 1 historically black college or university (HBCU) in North Carolina and the No. 2 public HBCU in the nation.