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Mary Clark

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Office of the Provost at American University.

Home to eight schools and colleges, with nationally recognized faculty, programs, centers, and institutes, and a location that offers countless resources, American University provides students with a rich educational experience that few universities can match.

Our students have access to extraordinary faculty – all of whom are experts within their fields – a community that is dedicated to the success of our students, and ground-breaking support services. Our students receive exceptional support in the pursuit of merit fellowships, with tremendous success in the Marshall, Fulbright, and Truman Scholar competitions, among others. This all unfolds on our beautiful campus with immediate access to D.C. and its exciting internships and other opportunities.

Equally thrilling are the advancements our university has made in recent years in academic programming and facilities. We opened the new Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building on the east campus and have just broken ground on a new state-of-the-art science building. We have also introduced the new American University Experience (AUx) program, First-Year Advising program, and the new AU Core Curriculum. Our recently reintroduced Bridges to Collaboration program celebrates the interdisciplinary curricular initiatives hosted at AU.

I encourage you to explore our website and visit our campus to discover what American University has to offer you. Please do not hesitate to contact my office if we can be of help in any way.

Mary Clark
Interim Provost

About Interim Provost Clark

The provost is the chief academic officer at American University and is responsible for the guiding vision and leadership of the university's academic affairs.

A complete list of units that report to the provost is available on the Provost Office Organizational Chart.

Read Provost's Biography

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