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The Provost is the general deputy of the President in the supervision of the University.
As the chief academic and chief budgetary officer of the University, under the President, the Provost is responsible for long-range planning and for the coordination of the administrative and support functions of the University with its academic purposes.
The Provost normally meets with the Executive Committee of the Council and is its presiding officer in the absence of the President, and the Provost is chair ex officio of the Council's Committee on Priorities.
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