About the Provost
Provost Beverly Davenport, PhD
Beverly Davenport began her tenure as the University of Cincinnati’s Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost in August of 2013.
As Provost of the University of Cincinnati, Davenport serves as the chief academic officer of the university and is responsible for overseeing the university’s 43,000 students, 2,500 faculty and 14 academic colleges of the university. Collaborating with university’s senior leadership, faculty, and students, Davenport leads academic initiatives designed to promote academic excellence among UC’s faculty and students. Goals set under her leadership include reimagining the student experience, making UC a leader in eLearning, and strategically recruiting and hiring faculty, including faculty from underrepresented groups.