Phone Number
Email Address
Cook Hall 214
Office Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Provost Suzanne Sherman

The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is a tenured faculty member who serves as the President’s liaison with the faculty in all matters pertaining to the academic programs and oversees the various offices that directly support the academic programs.  The Provost oversees the Academic Divisions, Center for Career Engagement & Opportunity, Library, Interdisciplinary programs, Institutional Research and Assessment, Office of Research Programs and Services, and the Study Abroad office.

General Catalog
Academic Affairs Organizational Chart
Academic Learning Compacts
Strategic Plan 2018 – 2028
Faculty Handbook
Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)

About the Provost

Dr. Suzanne Sherman was appointed Provost on October 2, 2020, after serving as Associate Provost since 2018. She is also an associate professor of chemistry who has served on the New College faculty for more than 30 years. From 2013 to 2016, she was the Faculty Chair.

Sherman teaches inorganic and biological inorganic chemistry by means of courses, laboratories, and tutorials. Her research interests span many areas of bioinorganic chemistry including interactions of metals with biological ligands and metals in medicine. She is currently working with students to develop synthetic structural and functional models of the active sites of metalloenzymes that contain manganese and magnesium.

Sherman earned her B.S. degree from the State University of New York at Albany and her Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Office of the Provost Staff

Frank Alcock Professor of Political Science & Environmental Studies
Director of Academic Initiatives & Special Projects
Emily Heffernan Dean of Studies
Associate Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies
Maneesha Lal Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Office or Division Office of the Provost
Suzanne Sherman Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Nicole Van Der Berg Executive Assistant

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