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The provost is the chief academic officer of the university and is charged with oversight of all academic programs. The provost’s office also supervises all academic functions, including the academic divisions, the Core curriculum, the university library, the registrar’s office, the Academic Success Center, and the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art.

Provost Search

Following a nationwide search, Oglethorpe University has selected Dr. Glenn Sharfman as its new Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Sharfman comes to Oglethorpe from Manchester University (North Manchester, Ind.), where he has been Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of History since 2005. He will assume his new position at Oglethorpe on July 8, 2014.

Learn more about Dr. Sharfman

During the transition school year, duties of the Provost will be split between the Interim Co-Provosts and the Assistant Provost. See full division of duties and reporting relationships here.

An overview of the Oglethorpe strategic plan is available for download.

Provost Office Contacts

Keith H. Aufderheide, Ph.D.
Acting Co-Provost & Associate Provost

John C. Nardo, Ph.D.
Acting Co-Provost & Interim Associate Provost

Eric Tack

Assistant Provost


Angela McMillan

Administrative Assistant to the Acting Co-Provosts
404-364-8491 (fax)


The Office of the Provost is located on the 3rd floor of Lupton Hall.







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