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Academic Affairs

Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Office of the Provost at Norfolk State University bears leadership responsibility for the academic focus of the institution.  It plays a central role in the articulation, development, initiation and continuing support of the educational philosophy of Norfolk State University which is articulated in its mission: “Through exemplary teaching, scholarship, and outreach, Norfolk State University transforms lives and communities by empowering individuals to maximize their potential, creating lifelong learners equipped to be engaged leaders and productive global citizens.”

Message from the Provost

It is my great pleasure and honor to serve as the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Norfolk State University, where we see the future in every one of our students. On behalf of the members of faculty, staff, and administrators, I welcome you to the Academic Affairs webpage.

Norfolk State University (NSU) is committed to transforming students’ lives through exemplary teaching, research and service by offering a supportive academic and culturally diverse environment which empowers our students to realize their aspirations and achieve their full potential as well-rounded and resourceful citizens and leaders for the 21st century. Following from this mission, all members of NSU are dedicated to the future success of our students as reflected in the excellent teaching, compassionate advising and encouraging mentorship provided by the University’s faculty and staff.

There is no better time than now to be part of the Spartan community. NSU offers a variety of academic programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels in many fields of studies both face-to-face and online. Our exceptional pool of faculty and staff will challenge your academic curiosity and engage you in a productive and exciting life journey of learning that contributes to your intellectual, professional, and personal growth. NSU continues to expand its range of program offerings in many fields that will spark your interests and prepare you for advanced studies or valuable career achievements.

Your Spartan experience will expose you to a variety of curricular and extra-curricular engagements that will enhance your personal growth in the coming years. Through internships, study abroad opportunities, conducting independent research, or community engagement, NSU students experience a wide array of activities that prepare them for success in the 21st century.  I urge you to seize all the opportunities available to you by experimenting with new activities and getting out of your comfort zone. The NSU family is dedicated to leading and nurturing you in your educational journey to great success and a future full of excitement and discovery.

Best of luck and Behold!

Dr. DoVeanna S. Fulton
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Norfolk State University

Academic Affairs Highlights

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Academic Affairs Highlights in which we shed the spotlight on the achievements of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize just a small fraction of the contributions that are made day in and day out to support the growth of our thriving campus community.