Office of the Provost

The Office of the Provost oversees all academic functions at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and its Suwanee, Georgia campus. The provost works with executive leadership to formulate and administer academic priorities and policies.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Working to implement goals and initiatives outlined in the College’s Strategic Plan.
  • Reporting on institutional effectiveness and overseeing collection/reporting of educational outcomes data.
  • Directing and coordinating activities of all graduate programs.
  • Coordinating accreditation and organizational planning.
  • Developing new academic programs.
  • Through the Appointment, Promotion and Tenure (APT) committee, making recommendations to the President and the Board of Trustees regarding faculty appointments, promotions and tenure status.

Positions reporting to the Office of the Provost include:

  • Graduate program directors
  • Registrar
  • Director, Clinical Learning and Assessment Laboratory
  • Vice President for Graduate Programs and Planning
  • Dean and Chief Academic Officer, School of Pharmacy
  • Dean and Chief Academic Officer, Osteopathic Medical Program - Georgia Campus
  • Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education
  • Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education
  • Chief Research and Science Officer
  • Chief Student Affairs Officer

About the Provost 

Provost Kenneth Veit reports directly to PCOM President and CEO Jay Feldstein and works with all academic and administrative units to meet the College’s strategic goals.

Dr. Veit joined PCOM in 1980 and has served as Dean and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs since 1992 and as Provost since 2009. He also currently serves as the Chief Academic Officer for the Philadelphia Campus osteopathic medical program and is responsible for apprising the President of all pertinent matters related to the program.




Ruth Wian
Manager, Office of the Provost

Nicole Dillard
Assistant to the Dean and Provost

Donna Feeney-Figaniak
Academic Affairs Coordinator

Contact Us

Office of the Provost
4170 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 215-871-6770