About the Division of Academic Affairs
The Division of Academic Affairs functions as the primary coordinating unit for academic programs and academic support operations. The division coordinates the allocation of instructional and research funds and other resources, works to improve the quality of instruction, correlates the evaluation of instructions, and establishes policy on faculty appointment, evaluation, promotion, and tenure.
The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, as chief academic officer of the University, is responsible for the allocation of resources for the academic program, the improvement of instruction, the correlation of instructional activities, the evaluation of University educational activities, the establishment of policy with respect to employment, evaluation, promotion, and tenure consonant with existing BOG/United Faculty of Florida contractual agreements, and the maintenance of personnel records of the academic staff. In the absence of the President, he/she assumes the authority and responsibility of the President.