Provost - Academics - Montana Tech


Dr. Doug Abbott Provost

The Office of the Provost

Doug Abbott, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs/Provost

Welcome to the Montana Tech Provost’s Office webpage.

As the Chief Academic Officer of the campus, the Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs works closely with the Chancellor, Vice Chancellors, Deans, Directors, Faculty, and Staff to maintain the academic excellence for which Montana Tech is known around the world.

The Provost is responsible for maintaining Montana Tech’s academic degree portfolio as well as other responsibilities, which include but are not limited to recruitment/retention of faculty, tenure/promotion, budgets, and student issues.

The Provost’s direct reports include the following:

  • Dean of the School of Mines and Engineering;
  • Dean of the College of Letters, Sciences, and Professional Studies;
  • Dean of Highlands College;
  • Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs/Dean of Students;
  • Library Director;
  • Director of the Institute for Educational Outreach;
  • Director of Institutional Research; and
  • Director of Distance Learning.

Below are topics often requested by faculty, staff, and students. If there is a topic you are interested in but cannot find on this page, please contact Colleen Fink, Executive Assistant to the Provost, for additional information.