The Office of the Provost and Dean of the College is responsible for academic and student life programs and for supporting the faculty and staff.
The Office of the Provost and Dean oversees all college operations directly pertaining to academic affairs and student life. This approach integrates all activities related to the curriculum and co-curriculum including Academic Departments and Programs; Student Success, Equity and Community; Residential Life; Career and Community Engagement; International Education; Museums; Athletics; Library; Information Technology Services; and Registrar.
Provost and Dean of the College
Eric Boynton is the Provost and Dean of the College. In this position, he leads the college’s academic and student affairs activities.
He holds a Ph.D. in the philosophy of religion from Rice University and a B.A. from the University of Redlands in religion and art history. He came to Beloit College from Allegheny College where he held the positions of Chair and Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Director of Interdisciplinary Studies, Director of the Honors Program, and Chair of Black Studies.
Ron Watson Receives the Underkofler Teaching Award
The student body nominated political science professor, health and society mentor, and community advocate Ron Watson for Beloit College’s highest teaching honor, the Underkofler Teaching Award.
Watson engages his students in real-world problems, encourages them to think deeply about their passions, and gives them his undivided attention in and out of the classroom.