The Office of the Provost is committed to advancing the educational mission of the College. We use fair and informed practices to support the needs and interests of faculty, to sustain and advance the curriculum, and to encourage responsible and innovative academic support services.

The Gettysburg Experience is rooted in a rigorous liberal arts and science curriculum. We augment academic excellence with community responsibility and global experiences, provide leadership opportunities, and engage with public-policy issues.

All academic departments report to the Provost, as well as the offices, centers, and institutes listed below.


Office information

Pennsylvania Hall
3rd floor East
P: (717) 337-6820
M-F 8:30 - 5:00
Campus Box 410


A strong academic tradition

  • Highly selective, national college of liberal arts and sciences
  • Honor Code since 1957
  • 100% tenured faculty have a PhD or terminal degree
  • Faculty have received more that 50 NSF and NEH grants
  • 9.6 to 1 student/faculty ratio - average class size of 18
  • Every student has a capstone experience
  • Annual student research colloquium
  • 57% of the graduating Class of 2014 studied off-campus for a semester or longer
  • Distinguished alumni that includes 3 Rhodes Scholars, Nobel Prize recipient, Newbery Medalist