Suzanne C. Kennedy

thumb-kennedyAssistant Provost for Academic Affairs

Suzanne (Sue) C. Kennedy has been Assistant Provost at Boston University since 2000. Prior to that, she served as Assistant to the Provost and Assistant Dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. As Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs, she works closely with the Associate Provosts for Undergraduate and Graduate Affairs on issues such as the formulation and review of academic policies, review of curricula, and development of University-wide practices and procedures. Additionally, she oversees the selection and endorsement processes related to nationally competitive scholarships, which include the Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Fulbright, Carnegie, Goldwater, Luce, Truman, and Udall scholarships.

At BU, she serves as a member of the Undergraduate Council, University Council Committee on Curriculum and Degrees, Higher Education Compliance Committee, Bulletins Steering Committee, Athletic Advisory Board, Residence Life Specialty Housing Advisory Board, and Loan Policy Committee.

Sue is a member of the National Association of Fellowship Advisors (NAFA), a professional organization for advisors for merit-based scholarship and fellowship competitions. She is a founding member of the steering committee of the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, facilitating Boston University’s participation as an inaugural member.

Sue earned her AB in Government from Smith College and her MA in History from Boston University.

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