Provost's Office Staff
Phone - x8319
The Provost is the chief academic officer of the college and is responsible for the faculty and the curriculum. All academic departments report to the Provost, as do academic support departments including the Library and Information Technology Services, and athletics.
Phone - x3730
The Associate Provost is a member of the faculty who serves as Associate Provost for 3 years at 3/5 time. The Associate Provost is responsible for new faculty orientation, faculty lunches and lectures, as well as a variety of other functions relating to faculty development and college business.
Executive Assistant to the Provost
Phone - x8320
The Executive Assistant to the Provost supports the work of the Provost in a variety of areas, including oversight of the operating budgets related to academics, management of faculty employment records and payroll, records of faculty meetings, and the assignment of faculty housing.
Director of Institutional Research
Robin Huntington Shores
Phone - x6879
Office - 259-West Parrish Hall
Email - rshores1
In addition to her primary responsibilities, one-third of the the Director of Institutional Research's time is dedicated to guiding faculty efforts to assess student learning. Her goal and charge is to help the faculty find ways to conduct meaningful assessments that are consistent with Swarthmore's culture, that support teaching and scholarship, and that ensure the College meets the standards of external agencies.
Research and Faculty Development Administrator
Phone - x8319
Phone - x8027