Provost Mick Smyer

Provost Mick SmyerThe 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


Island Hopping

New Bucknell-in summer programs will explore the life of island nations.

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Pinnacle Position

Bucknell Professor Kevin Daly, classics and ancient Mediterranean studies, has accepted a prestigious three-year position at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

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In Learning Color

Bucknell School of Management students learned the hows and whys of color with materials from the world's leading color authority.

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When Rocks Attack!

From volcanic eruptions to floods to earthquakes, Bucknell students explore the raw power behind Earth's catastrophic events.

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Living Laboratories

Bucknell's green roofs provide fertile ground for environmental research.

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