Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs The Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer for the University and oversees all undergraduate and graduate programs. The Provost is responsible for leading the development and implementation of academic planning for the University, overseeing curriculum and degree development, and administering the budget for the Academic Affairs division. As part of the President's Cabinet, the Provost works with the other vice presidents at the University to maintain the quality of programs and services offered by the University. The University offers over 250 undergraduate and graduate programs, housed in the colleges of Arts and Communication, Cotsakos College of Business, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Science and Health, and supported by the David and Lorraine Cheng Library In addition to the five academic colleges, the Provost oversees the work of the Academic Success Center, Gloria S. Williams Advisement Center, Continuing and Professional Education, Honors College, Center for Teaching Excellence, Institutional Research and Assessment, International Students and Scholars, the Office of Sponsored Programs and the Office of Transfer Programs and Special Sessions. The Office of the Provost ensures compliance with the accreditation standards established by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and leads the institution's retention, graduation, and assessment activities. The Office of the Provost is located in Raubinger Hall Room 100 and the phone number is (973) 720-2122.