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noun as in administrator


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Before that, he served in various positions — including professor, chemistry department chair and provost — at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

A previous version of this article misstated the last name of a provost and professor at Florida International University.

Now that we have the basis of such a tool, the international community needs to commit to funding it, so it doesn’t have to beg in the middle of a crisis, says Ezekiel Emanuel, vice provost for global initiatives at the University of Pennsylvania.

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The riots at Ole Miss had been followed by the exodus of the provost, several department heads, and distinguished faculty, as well as a dramatic drop in student enrollment from outside the state.

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Two days later, six female professors at Northwestern sent a letter to the university provost expressing dismay at the hiring and requesting an “independent, transparent and third-party investigation” into Richardson’s accusations against Polisky.

The filmmakers are my goddaughter Sara Ossana and her husband Mathew Provost.

Previously, she was the president of the University of Pennsylvania and provost of Yale University.

As Stanford provost, Rice dismissed, on budgetary grounds, a popular Latina administrator.

Vice Provost for Research Dr. David Korn, who is leading efforts to craft the policy, says it will cover all university faculty.

The UCL president and provost, Professor Malcolm Grant is “deeply saddened by these events.”

Delgado, the editor, after repeated warnings from the Provost-Marshal, was at length arrested.

The rector of Saint-Pierre-aux-Boeufs relies upon him; he is the provost of that quarter.

The provost and his men bade him sit upon a bench, and the man then bound his feet as he had before bound his hands.

"Send up the provost brigade," was Grant's despatch sent to City Point.

Provost General Macy, of Massachusetts, established a guard to prevent depredations and to save the army from demoralization.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to provost, such as: chief, director, executive, head, jailer, and keeper.

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