Responsibilities

The Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Herbert Lee, is among the principal academic advisors to the Campus Provost. The office is responsible for the following:

Academic Personnel:

Provides analysis to the Campus Provost on faculty personnel matters; works with the Academic Senate and other appropriate campus organizations to improve the academic personnel process; represents the Campus Provost to the Senate Committee on Academic Personnel.

Academic Personnel Office
UCSC Faculty Salary Equity Reports (January 2015, October 2018)
UC Santa Cruz Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowships

Academic Planning:

Provides leadership in overall campus academic planning; evaluates proposals for new programs; advises the Campus Provost on faculty positions and other resource allocations.

New Program Development
Campus Five-Year Lists
Instructional Workload Policy
Strategic Academic Planning

Academic Program Review:

Oversees external review of campus academic programs and departments.

Academic Program Reviews

Accreditation:

Serves as the Accreditation Liaison Officer for the campus to the WASC Senior College and University Commission.

Accreditation

Arboretum:

Provides strategic oversight for the UCSC Arboretum.

Arboretum

Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning:

Provides strategic oversight for the Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning (CITL).

CITL
Campus announcement of the CITL
Appointment of Director Greene

Diversity:

Serves as the Campus Diversity Officer for Faculty; coordinates with the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on campus diversity matters.

Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

EVC Fellows Academy

Oversees the EVC Fellows Academy, a pilot program which to supports associate professors in their efforts to move towards promotion to full professor.

EVC Fellows Academy

Hellman Fellows Program:

Oversees the Hellman Fellows Program which supports substantially the research of promising assistant professors who show capacity for great distinction in their research.

Hellman Fellows Program

Leadership Academy:

Oversees the Leadership Academy whose purpose is to build a diverse pool of academic & staff employees with the knowledge and skills to be successful in leadership roles at UCSC.

Leadership Academy

Online Course Evaluations:

Oversees campus activity around online course evaluations.

UCSC Online Course Evaluations
Procedures and Sample Communications

Online Education:

Oversees campus activity around online education.

UCSC Online Education