The Office of Provost is responsible for administration of academic programs and related support services. This includes faculty development, promotion and tenure, faculty development leaves, academic budgeting, personnel issues in the academic affairs area, curricular planning and assessment.
The deans of the colleges, three vice provosts and directors of academic centers report to the Office of the Provost.
Dr. Kevin Carman oversees the University's six colleges, Division of Health Sciences, Division of Extended Studies and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension.
The Provost's Office maintains several forms and informational documents related to faculty activities.
The University of Nevada, Reno is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).
The Provost's office maintains information and policies ranging from faculty evaluation procedures to emeriti status.
Several of the campus's largest academic related awards are coordinated by the Provost's Office.
The University has served the State of Nevada since 1874.