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About Executive Vice President and Provost Harbor

Jon Harbor

As Executive Vice President and Provost, Jon Harbor is the Chief Academic Officer for the University of Montana. The Provost's most important duty is oversight of the academic and student support operations of the University to ensure that UM continues to pursue academic excellence and a holistic approach to student success.

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Organizational Chart

Click through the Office of the Provost organizational chart below to learn about the Provost's areas of responsibility.

What does the Provost do?

The Provost is the Chief Academic Officer and works with talented staff and faculty to oversee initiatives related to:

Areas Overseen by the Provost

  • program review and accreditation
  • program assessment
  • revision of academic unit standards
  • curriculum modifications including the creation of new academic programs
  • international partnerships and exchanges
  • sabbatical assignment
  • professional development activities
  • Dean of Students
  • Office for Student Success
    • advising
    • tutoring
    • TRiO-Upward Bound
    • financial education
  • Academic Enrichment
    • internships
    • civic engagement
    • field experiences
    • undergraduate research
    • study abroad
    • National Student Exchange
  • Student Support and Services
    • Student Advocacy Resource Center
    • American Indian Student Services
    • Support for Students of African Descent
    • Disability Services for Students
    • VETS Office
    • Curry Health Center
    • Campus Recreation
    • Career Services
    • UM Dining
    • UM Housing
    • University Center
    • Student Affairs IT
The Provost chairs the University Planning Committee and participates in the budgeting, assessment and implementation aspects of the Planning-Assessment continuum.
The Provost collaborates with the University of Montana Foundation to raise donor funds for academic and student success initiatives at UM.