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Office of the Provost, Sacha Kopp, Ph.D.

Provost Sacha Kopp

Our Charge

The Office of the Provost provides leadership, guidance, resources, and bridges between the academic and student affairs units on campus to create an integrated student experience.

The Office of the Provost assists and oversees each of the six Schools and one College that comprise Academic Affairs, with the satellite campus, Gonzaga in Florence, similarly included. Please see the organization chart here.

Together, the Provost, the Deans and Associate Deans, the Vice and Associate Provosts, as well as Chairs of departments and directors of centers or institutes make up the academic leaders of the university. All set goals grounded in Ignatian, Jesuit, Catholic, and humanistic education.


What is Academic Affairs?
Academic Affairs at Gonzaga University leads, facilitates, and supports efforts to establish the academic priorities of the University.

The College and Schools We Support

College of Arts Sciences

School of Business Administration

School of Education

School of Engineering & Applied Science

School of Law

School of Nursing & Human Physiology

School of Leadership Studies

Gonzaga in Florence

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Office of the Provost Areas

Academic Affairs Administration

These administrative offices provide vital academic support to our students and other areas of the University.

Educational Effectiveness

Educational Effectiveness facilitates faculty development in the areas of teaching and assessment with the goal of improving student learning. Our work encompasses course design, curriculum mapping, and pedagogy. We also help students attain their goals for academic success.

Enrollment Management

We help find the next generation of Zags: Engaged, intelligent, social-justice-minded students with a desire to improve the world. If that sounds like you, learn more about applying to GU or contact us with questions.

Student Affairs

We help students develop through the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis, the Latin phrase for “care for the whole person.” Explore the many aspects of student life at GU.

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Research and Interdisciplinary Initiatives

This unit within the Office of the Provost & Senior Vice President provides leadership and support for Gonzaga’s research & scholarly efforts and initiatives.

Contact the Office of the Provost

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502 E. Boone Ave
Spokane, WA 99258
College Hall, Room 218