Barbara AltmannThe Provost is the University's chief academic officer, responsible to the President for integrating our living and learning environments to achieve Bucknell's main goal: To transform students through rigorous and sustained academic study supported and enriched by co-curricular and residential experiences.

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Our Faculty and Students

Bucknell faculty and students are engaged learners, responding to today's problems and shaping future solutions. They take advantage of Bucknell's unique combination of a liberal arts university with strengths in professional fields of Engineering, Management, Education and Music.

How We Meet the Challenge

With over 3500 students, a 9:1 student faculty ratio, and more than 50 majors, Bucknell is big enough to challenge our students academically, and small enough to provide mentoring and support for meeting those challenges.

Recent Academic News

Meet Bucknell's Newest Professors

Two-dozen tenure-track professors have joined the faculty at Bucknell, where they're enriching the curriculum with wide-ranging expertise — from choral music to the Chinese economy, and from granular flow to the Brazilian rainforest.

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Management 101

Despite long hours, intense pressure and group work challenges, this class is both legendary among and beloved by Bucknell students.

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Bucknell Answers: The Syrian Refugee Crisis

Bucknell Professor Emek Uçarer traces the origins of the refugees arriving at Europe's doorstep and explains what might happen next.

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Meet Bucknell's Newly Tenured Professors

Eleven faculty members recently received University tenure — recognition of excellence in teaching and scholarship in topics that include fruit flies, the gamelan, accounting and free-floating planets.

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The Next Victim of Climate Change?

Bucknell Professor Steve Jordan's research offers cause for concern for the western glacier stonefly, which could become the first species classified as endangered by the U.S. due to climate change.

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