Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
Eric Carl Link joined the University of North Dakota as provost and vice president for academic affairs in July 2021. Provost Link and his team work to support UND’s academic goals including:
- Student recruitment, retention, and timely graduation
- Providing quality undergraduate and graduate academic programs
- Faculty recruitment and retention
- Supporting the teaching, research, creative activity, and service goals of UND
Across all dimensions of our work, we strive to improve the educational experiences of all UND students, promoting academic excellence and lifelong learning within the context of a supportive learning environment.
We strive to grow the impact, visibility, and reputation of UND on a national level through our commitments to quality teaching, research, and the global engagement of our faculty, staff, and students.
Faculty and Staff Opportunity
Our commitment is to recruit and retain outstanding faculty and staff, and to empower these faculty and staff to develop and achieve remarkable things on behalf of the students of UND and the state of North Dakota.
Statewide Leadership and Service
Through our work we embrace a vision of UND that fully embodies its centrality to the work of the state of North Dakota, and in so doing seek to serve as a resource for the citizens of the state and a locus for intellectual and cultural attainment and economic development across the state.