The Provost serves as the chief academic officer of the university and is responsible for oversight of all academic programs, academic planning and budgets and faculty matters. Working with the deans and the faculty, the provost provides leadership of major university initiatives in teaching, research and creative activities and has responsibility for all university educational and academic policies.
Dr. Jonathan Levin’s career in higher education spans more than 20 years. Prior to becoming Provost at UMW, Dr. Levin has served as Dean and Professor of English at Drew University and also served as Dean of the School of Humanities at State University of New York at Purchase. He also served as Chair of the Department of English, Acting Director of American Studies and Associate Professor of English at Fordham University. Prior to that, he was Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.
Dr. Levin holds a Ph.D. in English from Rutgers University, a Master of Arts in English from the University of California at Los Angeles, and a Bachelor of Arts in English and French from the University of Michigan.
Visit the Office of the Provost’s website to learn more.