Office of the Provost


Amy Dittmar

Amy Dittmar, a distinguished scholar with an extensive background in economics, finance and university administration, was named provost of Rice University in June. She will take office on Aug. 1. Dittmar comes to Rice from the University of Michigan where she has held a series of top-level administrative roles. In 2019, she served as acting provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, the chief academic and budgetary officer with direct reporting relationships for 19 schools and colleges as well as other units and key staff. Since 2020, she has served as senior vice provost, a position in which she has overseen policy decisions and implemented a wide range of strategic, academic and budgetary areas of the university. 

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By the Numbers

Campus Location

Allen Center, Suite 430
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005

Mailing Address

Office of the Provost, MS-2
Rice University
PO Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892

Contact Information

713.348.4026 (phone)
713.348.5971 (fax)