Executive Vice President and University Provost

Beth A. Boehm

The executive vice president and university provost (PDF) manages both the day-to-day and long-term academic operation of the university. This office provides leadership for the academic affairs of the university.

The executive vice president and university provost not only is responsible for setting the university’s course, through collaboration with faculty, staff and students, but also is charged with assuring that it stays on course. The executive vice president and university provost is an advisor to the university president and acts as president during presidential absences.

Dr. Beth Boehm’s appointment as executive vice president and university provost at the University of Louisville became effective July 1, 2018.  Dr. Boehm joined the faculty of the University of Louisville as an assistant professor of English in 1987, has been a university vice provost since 2011, and most recently as vice provost for academic affairs, responsible for undergraduate and graduate affairs.  In 2012, she was appointed dean of the school of interdisciplinary and graduate studies.  She will return to that position when her appointment  as provost concludes.

While at UofL, she has served in a variety of administrative and academic roles, including as director of undergraduate studies in English, as director of graduate studies in the Department of English, as vice chair of English, as vice chair and chair of the faculty senate.

Dr. Boehm was twice awarded the College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award and was selected as a University Distinguished Teaching Professor in 2003.  In 2009, she was awarded for her distinguished service by both the college and the university.

In 2014-15, she was selected as one of 24 participants in the Academy for Innovative Higher Education Leadership sponsored by Arizona State University and Georgetown University.

Beth Boehm's CV (PDF)

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