Provost’s Fund for Academic Excellence is a resource for upholding excellence in teaching, scholarship, and outreach. Your gift to this fund gives the University’s provost the capacity to make investments in areas that have become hallmarks of a University of Virginia education: superlative undergraduate education, innovative curricular and research initiatives, first-rate faculty, and an intellectual community that is challenging, rigorous, and diverse.
The Provost’s Fund for Academic Excellence sustains the intellectual life of the University, providing support for:
innovations and traditions in the undergraduate curriculum
lectures by eminent leaders of international and foreign service organizations
programs that assist new faculty to increase their productivity, ensure their success, and strengthen their connection to the University community
creative and engaging seminar experiences for first- and second-year undergraduate students
faculty and student projects that address the most pressing issues of our day, such as poverty, adequate health care, transportation, and literacy
centers and institutes that conduct intensive scholarship in key disciplines