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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Recent Academic News


Leslie Moonves ‘71 at Bucknell University’s 166th Commencement: Pursue Happiness

Leslie Moonves ‘71 at Bucknell University’s 166th Commencement: Pursue Happiness

The Bucknell alumnus and chairman, president and CEO of CBS Corp. addressed the Class of 2016 on the Malesardi Quadrangle May 22.

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Bucknell Faculty Honored With Awards at 2016 Commencement

Bucknell Faculty Honored With Awards at 2016 Commencement

Bucknell's annual faculty awards were presented during Commencement in recognition of teaching, research and service. 

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Graduating Engineers Rise to the Challenge

Graduating Engineers Rise to the Challenge

A cohort of six engineering students are the first at Bucknell to complete the Grand Challenge Scholars Program, a National Academy of Engineering-sponsored effort to confront the big issues of the 21st century.

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Senior Design Expo Showcases Interdisciplinary Projects

Senior Design Expo Showcases Interdisciplinary Projects

The April 29 event exhibited the amazing creations Bucknell engineers made in the 2015-16 academic year, including five first-ever interdisciplinary senior design projects.

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Bucknell's 166th Commencement Class of 2016 Student Speaker is Jennifer Brady

Bucknell's 166th Commencement Class of 2016 Student Speaker is Jennifer Brady

Science, writing, nature and travel have inspired Brady to cultivate her own perspective and try to understand others'.

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