Provost and Senior Vice President, Classics
The Graduate Center, CUNY
Joy Connolly is the provost and senior vice president at the Graduate Center. As the institution’s chief academic officer, she ensures the quality and performance of all degree-granting programs. Her current priorities include opening up the Graduate Center to larger numbers of the public, including master’s students, who seek access to the Graduate Center’s intellectual strengths; developing creative non-degree programs; strengthening global partnerships; lifting the Graduate Center’s distinctive public-facing profile; and fostering innovation and experimentation in graduate education.