Professor Valerie Linton BE Sheff., MBA La Trobe, PhD Camb.

The Provost is the senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University with responsibility for leading the academic mission.

The Provost is responsible for the implementation of the University’s strategic academic plan and ensuring that the University and faculty teaching and research strategies are aligned. The Provost provides leadership for the faculties, and the Pro Vice-Chancellor Education reports to the Provost.

The Provost’s portfolio includes the Auckland University Press, the Gus Fisher Gallery and oversight of Auckland Online.

Professor Valerie Linton is the University's inaugural Provost and took up the role in July 2021.