Provost Thomas Poon

The Office of the Provost

As a premier Catholic university, LMU fosters a transformative and rigorous educational experience emphasizing academic excellence, compassionate leadership, social justice, and ethical responsibility. As you explore the breadth of our vibrant academic programs, you will discover our rich intellectual community, cultural heritage, commitment to diversity and our Catholic, Jesuit/Marymount identity.

Thomas Poon, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President and Provost

Latest Updates

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Have a question that didn't get addressed at the March 11 Town Hall? Let us know.

Commencement and Other Updates
February 10, 2021

"As I shared in my Jan. 29 letter to the LMU community, we are excited to welcome you back to our campuses in fall 2021 for in-person instruction, housing, and co-curricular activities in a safe, responsible manner, aligned with mandates from public health authorities. We remain focused on playing our part to stop the spread of the virus, and I share the following updates that aim to keep us on course." Read more >

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Featured Resources

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Faculty Hub

The Faculty Hub is the destination for development and teaching support, research resources, sabbatical and leave information, and more, including:


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Provost Office Hour

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Provost Poon welcomes faculty, staff and students to his weekly office hour.


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Strategic Plan 2021-2026

The new LMU Strategic Plan is the result of a collaborative, inclusive and transparent process of institutional learning about our values, opportunities, alternatives, and priorities, involving hundreds of individuals throughout the LMU community. 

Learn more about the strategic plan

Provost Poll

Will you be taking the vaccine when it becomes available to you?