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Arts & Humanities, Features

Scott Lindroth’s 13-year tenure as Duke’s first vice provost for the arts will soon conclude. When he started the job, he already had 17 years of faculty experience behind him including a stint as a department chair, so he knew his arts colleagues needed more faculty lines, teaching assistants, equipment, teaching space and other core needs.

But he quickly realized his role would be far more broad. Looking back now, Lindroth reflects on the many relationships, partnerships and commitments needed to elevate the arts on campus — via investment in myriad ways.


Academics, Features, Global

Scholars across Duke are working to expand humanity’s understanding of the ocean, consistent with the university’s mission to seek solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. From the Marine Lab at the Nicholas School of the Environment to the Fuqua School of Business, and from Duke Law to the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke researchers are working on the complex regulations governing the use of the ocean, and studying the impact of industry on its teeming diversity of life.