The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Programs (VPAP) and its units support the core educational mission of UNLV of delivering high-quality academic programs to all students. The Office does so by facilitating the design and approval of quality programs, continuous curriculum improvement through program review, academic course and degree assessment, and oversight of the university’s regional and discipline-specific accreditation processes. The Office endeavors to ensure accessibility of digital materials, services, and environments to create a more inclusive educational experience. The Office’s responsibilities also include educational compliance, workforce development, evaluation of institutional policies, and providing resources and services to encourage international study.
The Office is a member of the Executive Vice President and Provost’s (EVP&P) team, and provides strategic input, advice, and support to the EVP&P.