The Provost is the university’s chief academic officer and, as such, is responsible
for ensuring the integrity and excellence of academic activities at California State
University San Marcos. The deans of the colleges, extended learning, graduate studies,
instructional and information technology services, and library report to the provost,
as do the academic associate vice presidents.
The Provost serves as a member of the President’s Executive Council, Information Management Steering Committee, Campus Physical Planning Administrative Group and the CSUSM Corporation Board of Directors; chairs the Academic Affairs Leadership Council (AALC), CSUSM Graduation Initiative Steering Committee (GISC); co-chairs the University Budget Committee (UBC); and is an ex-officio member of the Academic Senate. In addition, the Provost serves on the CSU Academic Council and various subcommittees of the Council.