University of Vermont

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Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President

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

David V. RosowskyWelcome! The University of Vermont is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected universities, boasting more than 220 years of scholarly contributions, learned discourse, innovation, and impact on higher education nationally. Our university is situated in one of the most vibrant and beautiful university towns in America – Burlington, Vermont – providing an ideal environment for learning and discovery.

The distinguished faculty at the University of Vermont are passionate about their teaching and scholarship. Few universities can boast a stronger, more authentic commitment to the Teacher-Scholar model than UVM. This is something that we cherish, nurture, and celebrate every day. Read more >>

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Academic Excellence

As one of the nation’s premier small research universities – a “public ivy” and one of the oldest and most respected academic institutions in the country – the University of Vermont is unwavering in its commitment to academic excellence. As an academic community, we share responsibility for creating the best possible teaching, learning, and discovery environment; attracting the best students and faculty; and providing a world-class education across all fields of study.

Faculty Distinction

UVM is deeply committed to the teacher-scholar model. All faculty teach and many have earned awards for teaching excellence and curricular innovation. Our faculty members are also highly accomplished and recognized scholars, researchers, innovators, artists, entrepreneurs and health care providers at the cutting edge of their disciplines. Their full engagement in both teaching and scholarship drives learning, discovery, advances, and achievement on our campus and within their professional communities.

Current Initiatives

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

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