Author: Office of the Provost
Title: Records of the Provost, University of South Carolina
Extent: 200+ linear feet
Location: Annex (materials stored offsite; advance notification required)
Background: The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs supervises all scholastic affairs at the University. During the 19th century, the President of the University performed these duties; by 1909, growth of the University mandated creation of a full-time position of Dean of the University to oversee the administration of academic policies and monitoring of students and faculty. The position was altered to that of senior vice president in 1966 and then to provost in 1968.
Scope and Content Note:The collection contains reports from academic and non-academic departments, and correspondence with the President, faculty, staff, students and others. This collection is often complementary to items found in the President's records.
Preferred citation:Records of the Provost, University Archives, University of South Carolina
For an alphabetical listing and chronological listing of the Provost's records, click here.