Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education

New York University Abu Dhabi

Reporting to the Provost of NYUAD and working closely with the deans of the four academic divisions (Arts & Humanities, Engineering, Social Science, Natural Science), the VPUE is responsible for overseeing the delivery of a world-class, transformational undergraduate experience rooted in the global liberal arts for all NYUAD students. The VPUE ensures the delivery of essential academic support services to every undergraduate student; provides campus-wide guidance and leadership for curricular innovations; advances inclusive excellence in student learning and achievement;; creates learning opportunities for students; provides students and faculty with resources that promote academic excellence and student success; and encourages and facilitates innovations in pedagogy. The VPUE is responsible for undergraduate academic policies; academic advising; curricular diversity and innovative pedagogical initiatives; academic writing; the Core Curriculum; interdisciplinary divisional and cross-school curricula, multi-school programs, and undergraduate research. The Office of the VPUE provides enrichment resources for students at all stages, leads initiatives that support and improve undergraduate teaching and learning, administers academic misconduct policies and procedures, and maintains a climate of academic integrity. The VPUE oversees a range of programs and initiatives, including the Writing Center, the Hillary Ballon Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, the Academic Success Center, and the Office of Undergraduate Research and more than eight direct reports. The VPUE will work collaboratively with a wide variety of academic colleagues in the academic divisions and in other senior leadership roles within NYUAD to enhance the holistic undergraduate student educational experience.

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