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Provost's Office

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Department Overview

The Provost’s Office supports Swarthmore College’s community of scholars, their shared ideals, and the core values that make the College a singular intellectual destination. In collaboration with the College’s faculty leadership, the Provost’s Office shapes our rich and rewarding culture.  As an educational institution, Swarthmore seeks to help its students realize their full intellectual and personal potential combined with a deep sense of ethical and social concern. The faculty serve as the cornerstone to this mission, and the Provost’s Office aims to provide the opportunities, infrastructure, and resources that encourage our faculty and other scholars to pursue their finest work.