Academic Affairs

The Division of Academic Affairs delivers high-quality academic programs and provides smooth pathways to degree completion.

Meet the Provost

Provost David MayA scholar specializing in the relationship between politics and public law, particularly the intersection of politics and constitutional interpretation, Dr. David May, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, came to EWU in 1999. At Eastern, he has served as Chair of the Department of Political Science, where he facilitated the EWU in the High School program as its faculty liaison and where he also directed the Center for Northwest Politics. Dr. May also has served as Associate Dean of the College of Social Sciences, and as Vice Provost for Academic Administration.

As Provost and Vice President for the Division of Academic Affairs, Dr. May is the university’s chief academic officer, with oversight of academic operations including: 135 areas of study, more than 500 faculty members in six academic colleges, the JFK Library, Academic Policy and Planning, Distance Education, International Programs, Institutional Research, and Grants and Contracts.


Student Travel Awards

In the interest of supporting EWU students who will present papers or posters at conferences and other types of professional workshops, the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs offer a limited number of travel awards annually.