The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (OVPUE) is responsible for programs and initiatives in support of outstanding academic experiences for IU Bloomington undergraduates. Comprising 120 staff members in 13 offices housed in 17 locations throughout campus, the OVPUE provides advising, testing, and enrichment resources for undergraduate students at all stages, from pre-college to adult continuing education, and from all backgrounds. In addition, the OVPUE oversees many programs for instructors that support and improve undergraduate teaching and learning.
The mission of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (OVPUE) at Indiana University-Bloomington is
- to lead campus-wide programs and initiatives in support of outstanding academic experiences for all undergraduates, pre-college students, and those engaged in continuing education;
- to provide leadership on campus-wide undergraduate curricular policies and to offer encouragement and support for innovation in the curriculum and for other activities that facilitate undergraduate student achievement;
- to work collaboratively with school deans on initiatives that enhance undergraduate education, ensuring the highest quality of teaching and learning, led by active research and scholarship;
- to promote the expansion of opportunities for undergraduates to work with faculty on research and to participate in internships and other community-based learning and leadership activities;
- to implement and manage the IUB General Education Initiative;
- to provide a broad range of activities that support innovation and enrichment in the curriculum; activities that help faculty to develop enhanced teaching strategies, that offer classroom support services and academic support to students, and that promote research on teaching, learning and assessment;
- to work with other IU campuses and institutions on cross-institutional curricular issues, including articulation and transfer agreements.