Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff,
It is with immense pride and a profound sense of responsibility that I welcome you as the Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs at Clark Atlanta University. Our university, a beacon of knowledge and innovation, stands committed to advancing our rich legacy of academic excellence and transformative research.
At the heart of our mission lies the unwavering commitment to not only preserve but also elevate the University's academic enterprise. This dedication is intricately woven into the fabric of our educational and research endeavors, underscoring our role as a vital contributor to global scholarship and societal advancement.
Clark Atlanta University proudly offers a diverse array of academic programs designed to cater to a wide range of interests and career aspirations. Our 29 Baccalaureate Programs provide a robust foundation in various disciplines, fostering critical thinking and creativity. The 25 Master's Programs we offer are tailored to cultivate advanced skills and specialized knowledge, preparing our graduates for leadership roles in their respective fields.
For those seeking to merge the intensity of undergraduate and graduate studies, our 6 Accelerated Dual Degree Programs offer an expedited pathway to academic and professional achievement. Additionally, our 11 Doctoral Programs stand as a testament to our commitment to rigorous scholarly research, contributing significantly to innovation and discovery.
The Office of the Provost is dedicated to supporting every student's journey towards academic success and personal growth. We are committed to providing an environment that nurtures intellectual curiosity, encourages academic exploration, and fosters a community of scholars dedicated to making a meaningful impact in the world.
As we embark on this academic year, let us collectively uphold the values of excellence, integrity, and perseverance. Let us embrace the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead with enthusiasm and a shared vision for a brighter future.
Welcome to a new chapter in your academic journey at Clark Atlanta University, where your potential knows no bounds, and your achievements contribute to a legacy of excellence.
Dr. Charlene D. Gilbert
Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs
The Academic Council has the responsibility for reviewing all University academic programs and related matters. The Council receives and reviews, from the various Schools, proposals and policy decisions regarding the Schools’ respective programs.
The Council is a policy-recommending body, which may initiate studies and reviews in consultation with the Deans of the respective Schools. The Council has the authority to make recommendations to the President on all matters that relate to the academic programs and mission of the University.
Meeting Day and Time:
Last Thursday of the month 12:15 – 1:30 PM
The University Curriculum Committee considers and recommends to the Academic Council appropriate action on all matters connected with educational policy of the undergraduate and graduate programs. The Committee reviews the actions of the Schools with respect to their graduate and undergraduate curricula and courses of study. The Committee is particularly concerned with requirements for all degrees; methods of instruction; programs of study, and regulations concerning scholastic standing; policies for new courses of study; and the modification of existing courses.
Meeting Day and Time: 2nd Thursday of the month 12:15 – 1:30 PM
The Academic Leadership team at Clark Atlanta University, with oversight from the Office of the Provost, is a group of dedicated professionals. They are committed to fostering academic excellence, nurturing innovative teaching, and supporting impactful research. Their collaborative efforts ensure the university’s educational mission aligns with its strategic goals and vision.
Panther Pride: Celebrating a History of Excellence” captures the essence of Clark Atlanta University. It reflects our enduring pursuit of excellence in academia and society. This legacy, rooted in our history, drives our progress and is manifested in our dedicated faculty, innovative students, and accomplished alumni. More than a motto, Panther Pride is our commitment to excellence, inspiring us to achieve greatness, overcome challenges, and make impactful contributions. Embracing our rich heritage, we look forward to shaping a future as luminous as our past.