Welcome to the Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UW-Stevens Point). Our mission is to support the outstanding work of UW-Stevens Point’s faculty and staff in fostering student success, providing enriching learning experiences, and enhancing their own professional development.

The Provost serves as UW-Stevens Point’s chief academic officer, providing oversight for the university’s four colleges, its many academic programs, and its faculty and instructional academic staff.

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The Provost’s Office is responsible for numerous functions related to teaching and learning, including:

Faculty and staff will also find help with professional enrichment, including instructional development, pedagogical innovation, as well as research, grants, and extramural funding.

Finally, the Provost’s Office serves as a resource for personnel issues, including those related to:

In addition to these activities, the Division of Academic Affairs also provides direction to a number of UW System and campus initiatives, including:

For assistance with any issue related to academic affairs at UW-Stevens Point, please consult the information available on this website or call our office at (715) 346-4686.

Greg Summers
Provost & Vice Chancellor
Academic Affairs

Office Hour Every Wednesday During the Academic Year

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Academic Affairs Updates

December 11, 2020 (Recent analyses are beginning to make clear just how disruptive the pandemic has been to student enrollment in higher education. See the attached article from this week's Chronicle of Higher Education as an example.  

  • For asynchronous online classes that may be scheduling exams, please be careful to provide enough flexibility in scheduling that assignments/due dates don't conflict with scheduled in-person exams.
  • Today, UW System issued the attached press release regarding an expanded COVID testing regime during the spring semester. Further information will be shared in the days ahead.
  • Finally, regarding next spring, I encourage instructors to reach out to students who have signed up for your classes to clarify questions about course modalities. If you do, this table might be helpful to share, and to remind students the best place to start is what's listed in the timetable

December 4, 2020
(Faculty/Student Workgroup Report with recommendations for improvement endorsed by Common Council and Student Government Association; Email sent to students letting them know if they're scheduled for in-person or virtual classroom, they'll be expected to participate in these modalities at scheduled times, with reassurance that whenever possible, faculty and instructors will still provide flexibility in how they participate in these classes).

November 20, 2020  (Dean Stock's 11/12 Town Hall presentation (survey results); Beginning to plan for Fall 2021 based on hope for minimal physical distancing in classrooms; Need to steel ourselves for navigating the coming weeks and momnths)

November 13, 2020 (COVID-19 Updates: COVID-19 surges across the country, including in Wisconsin; Most UWs have made shift to teach remotely after Thanksgiving; Teaching and learning this fall has been remarkably successful under the circumstances - please know how grateful I am for your efforts; Health care workers struggling under increasingly difficult circumstances as described in this sobering article; PLEASE NOTE: the most important thing we can do to help is to minimize our risks of becoming infected, a reminder especially important as we approach the coming holidays)