Welcome to the Office of the Academic Vice President

The Academic Vice President, James R. Rasband, provides leadership for the academic enterprise of the university in supporting the Mission and Aims of a Brigham Young University Education. He works collaboratively with the President, other vice presidents, associate academic vice presidents (see listing above), and campus deans and directors. The office provides coordination of academic programs (including undergraduate and graduate teaching and curriculum), faculty hiring and review, research, and strategic planning and administration of academic resources.