The Academic Council will provide vision and leadership for the academic enterprise of the University.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Oversight and coordination of academic goals for the University
  • Identifying synergies between/among teaching, research and outreach roles
  • Serve as a clearinghouse for Board of Regents academic items
  • Review of proposed new and existing academic programs
  • Engagement with other Councils (Planning, Research, Budget, University)
  • Review and advise regarding institutional assessment plan
  • Collaborate with Faculty Senate on academic policies
  • Identification of academic opportunities/challenges of the 4-campus/one university model


  • Provost, Chair
  • Dean of Agriculture
  • Dean of Arts & Architecture
  • Dean of Business
  • Dean of Education, Health and Human Development
  • Dean of Engineering
  • Dean of Gallatin College
  • Dean of the Graduate School
  • Dean of Honors
  • Dean of International Programs
  • Dean of Letters & Science
  • Dean of Library
  • Dean of Nursing
  • VP for Student Success [Designated by the VP]
  • VP for Research and Economic Development 
  • Faculty Senate [Designated by Senate]