Office of the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
Provides Administrative Oversight for the Schools, Colleges, and Academic Support Resources
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Mission Statement: 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.


The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs provides administrative oversight for the schools, colleges, and academic support resources of Norfolk State University. The Provost's network includes two colleges, three professional schools, the School of Extended Learning, the Honors College, the Graduate School, an off-campus center, and academic support programs.

Colleges and Schools of NSU

The colleges are the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology. The schools are the School of Business, the School of Education, and the Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work. Thirty-one bachelor’s degree programs, two associate degree programs, fifteen master’s degree programs, and three doctoral degree programs are offered through these colleges and schools.

Community Involvement

Continuing Norfolk State University’s tradition of service, the Office of the Provost promotes and encourages community involvement. The Office of the Provost provides a variety of programs and opportunities in which the students, faculty and staff may demonstrate altruistic spirit.

Emeriti Faculty

Dedicated to the NSU Faculty Emeriti for all that they have done, and continue to do for the University and our student population. learn more