The Provost's Office
The Provost's Office is responsible for Simmons' academic operations.
Stephanie Cosner is the Provost for Simmons University.
The Provost's Office works closely with faculty and staff throughout the University on matters of curriculum, research and faculty affairs.
The Provost's Office area includes the following student- and faculty-serving offices:
- Career Education Center
- Center for Faculty Excellence
- Center for Global Education
- Institutional Research
- Office of Accessibility Services
- Registrar's Office
- Simmons Community Engagement
- Undergraduate Advising
- Writing and Tutoring Centers
See information for faculty.
Provost Office Staff
Associate Provost, Academic and Faculty Affairs
Associate Provost, Curriculum, Assessment, and Accreditation
Assistant Provost, Budget and Operations
Assistant Director of Operations
Assistant Director of Academic Affairs
As Provost, Dr. Cosner will lead the vision and strategy for the full range of Simmons’ academic offerings, including the institution’s diverse mix of undergraduate, graduate, campus-based, and online programs. Dr. Russell Pinizzotto will serve as Chief Operating Officer and Kerri Brophy will be Vice President, Chief Marketing, Enrollment, and Communications Officer.
Stephanie Cosner will serve as Provost to lead the vision and strategy for the full range of Simmons’ academic offerings. Russ Pinizzotto will serve as Chief Operating Officer to oversee and coordinate many of the University’s critical daily operations, including in technology, finance, and facilities.
On October 11, the Simmons community gathered to honor the outstanding achievements of six faculty members representing five disciplines. This year’s awardees received recognition for superlative undergraduate and graduate teaching, research, service, and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Simmons University is pleased to announce that Dr. Stephanie Cosner Berzin has been selected to serve as Vice Provost. Dr. Cosner Berzin, an experienced higher education leader, brings substantial experience working with faculty and the administration.
President Lynn Perry Wooten shares the news of the passing of Dr. William “Bill” Kahl, who served as the first provost at Simmons during a particularly transformative period for the University.
Dear Friends of Simmons University, I am so pleased to have the opportunity to reflect on the role of research at Simmons University, and to offer this Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019 that features the research accomplishments of faculty...