Dr. Scott A. Chadwick

Provost and Chief Academic Officer

B.S., University of Iowa; M.B.A. and Ph.D., University of Kansas

Scott Chadwick assumed his duties as Provost and Chief Academic Officer on July 1, 2011. Prior to coming to the University, he served as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Mission and Identity Officer for Canisius College, a Jesuit Catholic university in Buffalo, New York. He held the rank of Professor of Communication Studies at Canisius. Dr. Chadwick served at Creighton University as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs (2005 - 2007) and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs (2003 ?- 2005). He taught as an assistant professor at Iowa State University (1997 - 2003) and Oregon State University (1994 - 1997). Prior to earning his Ph.D. in 1994, Dr. Chadwick worked for Sprint, Firestone (now Bridgestone), and Arthur Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).

The areas supervised by the Provost and Chief Academic Officer include:

Enrollment Management

  • Recruiting - Undergraduate Admission
  • Recruiting - Graduate Admission
  • Financial Aid
  • Retention
  • Student Integration and Orientation


College of Arts and Sciences
  • Academic Departments
  • Academic Advising
  • Academic Support Services
  • Athletic Academic Advising
  • Center for Adult and Part-Time Students
  • Honors Programs
  • Interdisciplinary Programs
College of Social Sciences, Health, and Education
  • Departments and Schools
  • Graduate Services
  • Institute for Health Solutions
  • Partnership Office
Williams College of Business
  • Academic Centers
  • Academic Departments
  • Programs
  • Xavier Leadership Center

Student Affairs

  • Commuter Services
  • Gallagher Student Center
  • Interfaith
  • Multicultural Affairs
  • Recreational Sports
  • Residence Life
  • Student Conduct
  • Student Involvement
  • Summer Conferences
  • Wellness Services
  • Women's Center

Student Enrichment

  • Career Development
  • Faith and Justice
  • International Education
  • Learning Assistance Center / Disability Services
  • TRiO

Information Technologies

  • Application Services
  • University Library
  • Planning and Project Management Office
  • Registrar
  • Infrastructure and Technology Support

Academic Affairs and the Graduate School

  • Assessment / Higher Learning Commission
  • Center for Teaching Excellence
  • Eigel Center
  • External Partnerships
  • Graduate School
  • Instructional Design and Digital Training
  • Online Learning
  • Strategic Initiatives
  • Sponsored Programs

University Centers

  • Brueggeman Center
  • Center for the Study of the American Dream
  • Center for Veterans Affairs

Provost Budget and Planning

  • Assessment / Resources
  • Budget
  • Institutional Research
  • Provost Operations