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The Academic Division

The mission of the Academic Division is to provide the highest quality academic experiences for Pacific students and to promote student, faculty and staff success.

The Office of the Provost provides leadership for the College of the Pacific, Conservatory of Music, Eberhardt School of Business, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, Pacific McGeorge School of Law, School of Engineering and Computer Science, Gladys L. Benerd School of Education, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Office of Research and Graduate Studies, University Libraries, Enrollment  Management (Admissions, Financial Aid, and Registrar),  Center for Professional and Continuing Education, International Programs and Services, Center for Teaching and Learning, Brubeck Institute, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, and the Office of Information Technology.

The priorities for the Academic Division are to:

1)      Strive for excellence in all that we do
2)      Develop well rounded and successful students
3)      Promote a vibrant academic environment
4)      Be relevant to students
5)      Enhance sustainable revenue streams

Strive for excellence in all that we do
Faculty and staff: set high standards, measure performance, and take action and celebrate

Develop well rounded and successful students
Faculty: create a culture where students are intellectually curious and prepared for the world they will enter  Staff: Provide quality customer service so students can focus on academic and co-curricular programs.

Promote a vibrant academic environment
Faculty:  recruit and develop faculty who provide excellent teaching, produce excellent scholarship/artistic endeavors, and who think broadly and holistically about the academy and promote interdisciplinary endeavors  Staff: recruit and develop staff who will provide quality customer service so students and faculty can focus on teaching, learning and scholarship

Be relevant to students
Faculty: ensure that existing programs are attracting students and preparing them for successful careers and meaningful lives  Staff: provide excellent customer service so students and faculty can focus on achieving success  

Enhance sustainable revenue streams
Faculty: develop new programs that increase the quality and financial sustainability of the academic program mix and ensure existing programs are high quality, effective, and efficient to enhance Pacific's reputation  Staff: provide quality service to ensure faculty are well supported to develop and sustain programs