About the Office of the Provost
Maria Pallavicini, Ph.D., is the Provost and Chief Academic Officer for the University of the Pacific and provides leadership and oversight for the Academic Division. Administratively, the Academic Division is divided into the 8 Schools, including the College of the Pacific, our liberal arts center, and multiple administrative offices housing functions such as Faculty Affairs, Enrollment Management, Educational Effectiveness and Distributed Learning.
The Office of the Provost includes the Provost, the members of the Provost's Academic Leadership, the Provost's Chief of Staff and Executive Assistant and, various support staff.
The Provost Leadership Council includes the following:
● Council of Deans
● Provost Administrative Leadership