The mission of the Division of Academic Affairs is to support Eastern students, faculty and staff as they pursue the University’s core values of academic excellence, engagement, inclusion, integrity, empowerment, and social responsibility. The Division of Academic Affairs encompasses the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Education and Professional Studies/Graduate Division, and the Office of Continuing Studies and Enhanced Learning as well as academic support services such as the Library, Registrar’s Office and Academic Services Center. Eastern’s Admissions and Financial Aid Offices, Honors and First-Year Programs, and Early Childhood Education and Child and Family Development Resource Centers are also housed within the Division of Academic Affairs.

Department Office
Office Contact:
Gelsi & Young Hall Rm 229
(860) 465-5338
(860) 465-4485
Provost & Vice President:
Dr. Dimitrios Pachis
Gelsi & Young Hall
(860) 465-5246
(860) 465-4485
Administrative Assistant:
Heidi J. Roberto
Gelsi & Young Hall Rm 229
(860) 465-5245
(860) 465-4485
Special Assistant to the Provost:
Polly M. Silva, PhD
Gelsi & Young Hall Rm 227
(860) 465-0655
(860) 465-4485