The Provost is the college’s “second in command” and is responsible for the institution when the president is not available. She serves as chief academic officer and works collaboratively with faculty, department chairs and deans to implement Sage’s strategic plan, ensure an outstanding curriculum and support faculty development. The Provost oversees academic budget and personnel issues, is administrative liaison to Faculty Governance committees, coordinates with Vice Presidents on institutional policy and procedure, and is the Cabinet representative to the Board of Trustees Academic Affairs Committee. The Associate Provost oversees the Registrar’s Office, is the liaison to the NYS Department of Education (NYSED) and Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), and supports research development.