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As Caltech’s provost, Edward Stolper is responsible for the academic budget, faculty appointments, and promotions; serves as coordinator for curriculum development; and acts for the president in his absence. Information about Dr. Stolper’s research in the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences can be found on his page on the GPS website.

Kaushik Bhattacharya, Howell N. Tyson, Sr., Professor of Mechanics and Materials Science, and Cindy Weinstein, Eli and Edythe Broad Professor of English; Chief Diversity Officer, are the Institute’s vice provosts. The vice provosts help oversee sponsored research policies and proposal authorizations; human subjects policies and procedures; the technology transfer program; the libraries; research compliance (including administering the Institute’s policies on scientific misconduct and conflict of interest); the Council on Undergraduate Education; accreditation; the Staff and Faculty Consultation Center; SURF and related programs; educational outreach; and the faculty handbook.