The Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is the Chief Academic Officer of the University and has administrative responsibility for, and proper jurisdiction over, the academic programs and the faculty and staff serving the various academic units, colleges, schools, divisions, and departments. The divisions within Academic Affairs include: the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering, Nursing, the Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions, the Mitchell College of Business, the Graduate School and Office of Research, the School of Continuing Education and Special Programs, the School of Computing, and the University Libraries. Other offices reporting to the Provost and Senior Vice President include: Registrar, Enrollment Services, Innovation in Learning Center, Institutional Research, Institutional Effectiveness, and Success Center (Student Academic Success). The Provost and Senior Vice President has a major role in developing academic rules and regulations, planning and developing curriculum, and planning for and participating in faculty recruiting and appointments. The Provost and Senior Vice President also acts as the Affirmative Action Officer for Faculty and Administration.