Barbara AltmannThe 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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Recent Academic News


Bucknell Professor Joe Tranquillo Honored for Outstanding Teaching

Bucknell Professor Joe Tranquillo Honored for Outstanding Teaching

The Theo Pilkington Outstanding Educator Award recognizes significant contributions to biomedical engineering education. Three Bucknell chemical engineering professors and a professor of education were lauded by the same organization.

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Cool Classes: Summertime

Cool Classes: Summertime

Between semesters, Bucknell students take advantage of summer courses to examine film, sustainability, globalization and more.

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Bucknell Launches College of Management

Bucknell Launches College of Management

The School of Management becomes the University's third college, strengthening academic connections across disciplines.

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Bucknell Researchers Trace University Connections to World War I

Bucknell Researchers Trace University Connections to World War I

Faculty and students traveled to Europe to learn about alumni who served in the Great War.

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Where Are They Headed? New Graduates Move Forward

Where Are They Headed? New Graduates Move Forward

Excited to start life as Bucknell alumni, these graduates will do everything from working as a software developer to volunteering to pursuing a doctoral degree in microbiology.

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