Office of the Provost
The Office of the Provost, under the leadership of the Executive Vice President and Provost, is responsible for academic programs and related support services including 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 and schools and five Vice Provosts report to the Provost.
Dr. Kevin Carman oversees the University's twelve colleges and schools, the Division of Extended Studies, the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, the Office of Research and Innovation, the Office of Information Technology, University Libraries, the University of Nevada Press, and KUNR.
The Office of the Provost maintains University Policies and Procedures, ranging from the University Administrative Manual to University Bylaws.
Several of the campus's largest academic-related awards are coordinated by the Provost's Office.
The Provost's Office maintains information and policies ranging from faculty evaluation procedures to emeriti status.
Institutional planning for the next several years is coordinated by the Offices of the President and the Provost.
The University of Nevada, Reno is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).