David V. Rosowsky, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE

David V. RosowskyIt is my great pleasure to join the University of Vermont as Provost and Senior Vice President. I am as excited about this opportunity as I am humbled to serve. The University of Vermont, as one of the nation’s oldest and most respected universities, boasts more than 220 years of scholarly contributions, learned discourse, innovation, and impact on higher education nationally. The opportunity to join this historic and important institution at this time, when higher education is truly being transformed, is very exciting. And I take seriously my responsibility as Chief Academic Officer. Read more >>

Academic Excellence

The University of Vermont is a premier public research university. Regarded as a "public ivy" and renowned for its commitment to liberal education, UVM has the heart and soul of a New England college with the muscle and impact of a public research university. The UVM Faculty are dedicated to their teaching and scholarship, to engaging and challenging students, and to fostering learning and discovery inside and outside the classroom. UVM aspires to excellence across all of its undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs.

Faculty Distinction

The faculty at the University of Vermont are deeply committed scholars, teachers, and mentors. All faculty teach and many have earned awards for teaching excellence and curricular innovation. The Teacher-Scholar model is evident in all that we do at UVM. University of Vermont faculty are accomplished and recognized scholars, researchers, health care providers, artists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and thought-leaders. The members of the UVM faculty aspire to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service - both to their profession and to our community.

Current Initiatives

The Provost's Office directs or has responsibility for a number of strategic initiatives related to the academic mission of the University. These include initiatives to ensure academic rigor and excellence, recruit and retain a world-class faculty, measure and report on progress toward strategic goals as defined in the President's Strategic Action Plan, set strategic priorities for academic programs, identify focal areas and opportunities for interdisciplinary research, and ensure a culture of excellence that engages and inspires the entire UVM academic community.