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Office of the Provost

Welcome to the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President. Our mission is to support academic excellence throughout Manhattanville University. Here you will find valuable information and links to resources for faculty, and for staff who work for, or with the faculty in furthering our educational mission.


Meet the Provost

Christine Dehne


Provost and Executive Vice President 

Christine Dehne, MFA

Christine Dehne is Provost and Executive Vice President at Manhattanville. Prior to her current role, she was Dean of the Manhattanville School of Arts and Sciences. Dehne was also Professor in the Department of Communication and Media, where she taught courses in video production, animation, and multimedia. Before coming to Manhattanville, Dehne taught at Harvard University, Emerson College, Brown University, and the University of West Florida. An active video and multimedia artist, Professor Dehne has shown her work in venues around the world, including shows in New York, Massachusetts, California, Tokyo, and Canada. She holds a BA in Philosophy from Tufts University, a BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and a MFA from the University of Arizona. 


Academic Resources

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Manhattanville's Institutional Review Board (IRB) oversees all campus human-subject research and study on behalf of the University.
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At Manhattanville, we support assessment activities for undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, doctoral degrees, and post-baccalaureate and graduate certificates, as well as General Education. 
The Office of Instructional Technology offers assistance for faculty with a variety of technology platforms offered at Manhattanville to enhance the teaching and learning experience; these platforms feature an array of tools to allow faculty and students to collaborate, create, and communicate.

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The library offers impressive collections and outstanding services to help all of our students succeed in the classroom and beyond.
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The Registrar office has the responsibility to maintain timely and accurate records of the academic progress of all students while upholding the privacy and security of those records.

The Valiant Advising team supports students and faculty by providing information about academic policies and degree requirements, assists students in the course selection process, and offers students support and appropriate referrals to other campus resources.


Centers and Institutes

Manhattanville’s distinctive Center for Design Thinking (CDT) is a hub where students, expert faculty, and the greater New York and Westchester County community approach even the most complex problems with design thinking mindsets and methodologies.
The CCD collaborates with faculty and industry partners to develop robust experiential learning opportunities that meaningfully connect students’ academic experiences to the world of work. 
The Clark Center promotes the development of ethical and socially responsible undergraduate leaders for the global community involving the entire student body offering volunteering and service-learning opportunities. 
Through partnerships with 19 schools in ten local school districts, our Changing Suburbs Institute® is preparing teacher candidates, providing faculty development, and giving students the best chance to succeed by helping their parents to become better advocates for their children’s education.
The Rose Institute, in partnership with Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES, offers courses through the Hudson River Teacher Center. Teachers may choose graduate or professional development  credit.

Student Life Resources


The Dean of Students serves as an advocate for students and is responsible for overall coordination for the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership, Residence Life, and the coordination of the Student Code of Conduct.
SHAC staff

SHAC is a safe, confidential place where students receive comprehensive, individualized care. SHAC prioritizes the physical and emotional wellness of our students and the campus community.

Our highly regarded connections with international institutions, colleges, universities, and providers make living and studying abroad an even more appealing option.

Spain, Italy, France, Ireland, the UK, Germany, Israel, South Africa, Japan, Costa Rica, Chile, Argentina, and Mexico are just some of the major countries that students can add to their academic and life experience.

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