Welcome to the Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost


The mission of Vanguard University is to pursue knowledge, cultivate character, deepen faith, and equip each student for a Spirit-empowered life of Christ-centered leadership and service.

To help fulfill that purpose, the Office of the Provost provides strategic academic vision for the university and oversees all academic matters from hiring new faculty to working with faculty to develop new programs to setting academic policy.

Contact information:
(714) 966-5426

Recent News


Vanguard University Receives Outstanding U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad

Vanguard University received the prestigious award from the…
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Provost Newsletter | October 1, 2016

Thoughts from our University Pastor Failures, Flukes and the…

Provost Newsletter | September 1 2016

Thoughts from our University Pastor... Similar to the legendary…

Dr. Praslova Served as Member of the Guidelines Preparation Committee for SIOP

In April 2016, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology…

LABI College Dedicates & Names Study Center in the Gil's Honor

On May 11th 2016, Drs. Mikki and Vince Gil were honored by LABI…
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Provost Newsletter | May 1st

A Word from the Provost The teaching of Christ is more excellent…
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Provost Newsletter | April 1st

Thoughts from Professor Heuser In four years we will be celebrating…

Celebrating 35 Years of Service: Librarian Pam Crenshaw

Pam Crenshaw has served at Vanguard two times, from 1975-1979…

Celebrating 40 Years of Service: Professor Vince Gil

Dr. Vincent Gil earned his Ph.D. in Psychological and Medical…