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Office of the Provost

Provost Steven R. Moser

The Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs serves as chief academic officer for The University of Southern Mississippi, leading strategic planning and implementation of key initiatives throughout academic affairs. The Office of the Provost provides leadership to all campuses and academic areas to support excellence in faculty research and creative endeavors, enhance student achievement, and foster strong relationships with community partners. Through leadership of the academic affairs division of the University, the Provost supports the vision of the University President for The University of Southern Mississippi to be an innovative and dynamic model for public higher education.

Faculty First WeekDigital Measures

Inside the Academy

Published by the Office of the Provost, Inside the Academy highlights the academic accomplishments, groundbreaking research, and important upcoming dates and deadlines for the Division of Academic Affairs at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Provost updates on AY20 Hiring Plan, Academic Calendar, Intersessions, Salary Adjustments, Diversity Development Initiative, Academic Reorganization and Looking Forward

5 Questions for Assistant Professor of English Olivia Clare

Updates from Academic Affairs on Advisement and Enrollment Windows

Faculty Focus: Grant received for research on salt marshes, seaweed ranching, resilience after Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon spill, preschool obesity prevention, and more!

Inside the Academy Fall 2018

Update from the Provost on Initiatives 1 (Annual Evaluation of Faculty Performance) and 2 (Tenure and Promotion).

Academic Excellence Awards through the Southern Miss Fund

5 Questions for Associate Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology Alex Flynt

Academic Affairs update on the New Student and Retention Programs Office, the Jump Scholars Program, the ACES Living Learning Community, the Parent and Family Association, and the Absent Professor Program

Publications: ""More on Legalizing Marijuana,"" co-authored by Joshua Hill, ""Patrolling the Border"" by Joshua Haynes, ""Guns and Suicide"" by Michael Anestis

The Marine Education Center at Southern Miss

Inside the Academy Winter 2019

Update from the Provost.

5 Questions for Assistant Professor of Art Allen Chen.

Update from Academic Affairs: Faculty First Week 2019, USM Joins Nationwide Collaborative to Improve Student Success.

Teacher Education Pathway Program.

National Survey of Student Engagement.

USM’s Student Life commercial appeared during the Superbowl. See it here.

Online Master of Arts in Teaching Degree.

Inside the Academy Spring 2019

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Office of the Provost
Lucas Administration Building

Hattiesburg Campus

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Email
provostFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.5002

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