Biography of The Provost

Dr. David McAvity

The Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer of the College, responsible for leading the academic division. The Interim Provost, Academic Deans and Staff manage the curriculum and support the academic mission of Evergreen.

The Provost and Vice President for Student & Academic Life is the chief academic officer of the College.  Dr. David McAvity, selected for this role on an interim basis in August 2020, oversees a leadership team with responsibility for Evergreen’s curriculum, academic mission, and student engagement 

Further information on areas reporting to the Provost can be found at 

Dr. McAvity joined the Evergreen community as a Member of the Faculty in 2000, teaching mathematics and physics.  Since 2012, David has served as part of the leadership team, first as an Academic Dean for budget and international programs, and then as Vice Provost.   

Dr. McAvity received his Bachelor of Science in mathematical physics from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, and his MASt, and Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Cambridge in England.