Provost Mick Smyer

Provost Mick SmyerThe Provost is the University's chief academic officer, responsible to the President for integrating our living and learning environments to achieve Bucknell's main goal: To transform students through rigorous and sustained academic study supported and enriched by co-curricular and residential experiences.

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Our Faculty and Students

Bucknell faculty and students are engaged learners, responding to today's problems and shaping future solutions. They take advantage of Bucknell's unique combination of a liberal arts university with strengths in professional fields of Engineering, Management, Education and Music.

How We Meet the Challenge

With over 3500 students, a 9:1 student faculty ratio, and more than 50 majors, Bucknell is big enough to challenge our students academically, and small enough to provide mentoring and support for meeting those challenges.

Recent Academic News


Bucknell Joins White House ‘Day of Making’

Two Bucknell faculty members were invited to the White House's first-ever Maker Faire.

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Professor Breaks Metallic Glass Quandary

You think you know what glass is, but you're probably wrong.

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Taking on Autism

The Geisinger-Bucknell Autism & Developmental Medicine Center offers outstanding care for patients and unparalleled learning opportunities for undergraduates.

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A Summer of Service

Bucknell Public Interest Program interns help organizations around the country, and the world.

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Bucknell Branches Out

The University adds three new Bucknell-in study abroad options.

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