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Division of Academic Affairs

The division of Academic Affairs provides leadership and support at the University of Memphis for all faculty personnel matters, faculty development, tenure and promotion, faculty governance, faculty related policy, undergraduate and graduate academic programs and curriculum, classroom and learning environments, research support and compliance, institutional research, accreditation matters, and community engagement.

The university's chief academic officer and Provost oversees and provides leadership to the division and to the Deans of Arts & Sciences; Communication and Fine Arts, Education, Business and Economics, Engineering, Hospitality and Resort Management, Nursing, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Health Studies, Public Health; Professional and Liberal Studies, Graduate School and Honors College.

Academic Affairs Units

Academic Affairs houses many different units within the University of Memphis, including: 

Child Development and Family Studies

Colleges and Schools


Dean of Students

Educational Initiatives

Enrollment Services


Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Accreditation, and Academic Assessment

Office of Institutional Research

Student Academic Success

Student Wellness