The Office of the Provost

The provost works with several FIU departments and leaders to ensure the university provides a world-class education, produces meaningful research and innovations and supports faculty development initiatives.

Academic Integrity

The Office of the Provost is responsible for maintaining academic policy and providing guidance on issues of academic integrity. The office ensures the university has the training, tools and support to fulfill individual and institutional academic goals with the highest level of integrity.

Program Proposals

New programs allow the university to maintain a position of intellectual leadership and keep up with the ever-evolving educational landscape. Ideas for new degrees, certificates and other programs often develop in response to the emergence of new fields or advancements in existing ones. They provide opportunities for the creation of innovative interdisciplinary programs.

Next Horizon 2025 Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan
Next Horizon 2025

FIU Next Horizon 2025 adopts a mindful approach to giving our students opportunities for preeminent intellectual engagement, upward social mobility and improved lives.

Initiated in 2020, this plan offers a pathway to enable intensified learner success and more impactful research and creative work that provides solutions to our community.

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FIU 2030 Strategic Plan

The planning process for FIU’s 2030 strategic plan is underway. This phase will usher in FIU’s next chapter, inspired by your aspiration and hope for the university and community. Your feedback is essential in shaping the future of FIU. Share your thoughts or ideas by participating in our Strategic Plan Survey.

Learn about the strategic planning process


Florida International University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, educational specialist, and doctorate degrees. Florida International University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels.

Dr. Béjar serves as the SACSCOC liaison, a representative between the FIU president and the SACS Commission on Colleges. She serves as the contact person for the commission staff, helps units prepare SACSCOC notifications of substantive change, coordinates SACSCOC visiting committees, disseminates information about accreditation, and answers questions from the public and the university community.

Learn more about FIU's accreditation