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Office of the Provost


The Provost's Office at WSI fosters collaboration across the Institute, and manages changes in policies and practices that affect the academic life of the institute as a whole.

The Office and its Provost, Mr. Sigmund Gorski, have broad responsibility for a variety of activities including:

  •  Fostering interfaculty collaboration;

  • Improving WSI’s performance in building a diverse pipeline of scholars and in developing scholars at all stages of the academic career;

  • Oversight and coordination of international activities;

  • Support for cultural and artistic entities and projects;

  • Oversight of academic and administrative computing initiatives undertaken by the Institute;

  • Oversight of activities pertaining to intellectual property, technology transfer, research collaborations with industry, and trademark licensing.


For more information, contact the Provost at