Office of the Provost

Welcome to the Office of the Provost at Auburn University at Montgomery. As Provost, it is my privilege to serve as the Joe KingChief Academic Officer for this university overseeing all academic programs and policies and the appointment, professional development and promotion of faculty.

The Provost Office also oversees the Office of International Affairs, Research and Graduate Programs, Office of Undergraduate Studies, Office of Enrollment Management, the Honors’ Program and other facets of the University. I am honored to work with our deans, department chairs, faculty, staff and students to create and sustain excellence and innovation in undergraduate and graduate education in our five academic schools (Business, Education, Liberal Arts, Nursing and Sciences). Along with our university leaders, the Provost Office is committed to fostering an environment that promotes excellence in teaching, research, scholarly inquiry and the development of new knowledge. To fulfill our mission, we must place a high premium on continued recruitment and retention of high-caliber faculty, and the exploration of innovative ways to serve our students and community. Through our combined efforts, AUM will continue to grow and develop into an educational and economic asset for Montgomery, the state of Alabama and the nation. Come join us at AUM for an outstanding and rewarding educational experience. AUM students are our top priority. Remember, without students, AUM would not exist.

About Dr. Joe M. King


Dr. King has served as Provost at AUM since August 2012. He has over 25 years of administrative experience at various institutions, as Director of a Biological Station, Chair of Biological Sciences, Dean of Sciences, Executive Director of Graduate Programs, Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs, and Interim Chancellor.