As Stanford provost, Rice dismissed, on budgetary grounds, a popular Latina administrator.
Previously, she was the president of the University of Pennsylvania and provost of Yale University.
And then another woman insisted I was the provost of a small university in Southern Florida.
The UCL president and provost, Professor Malcolm Grant is “deeply saddened by these events.”
"There's no needcessity for me to make a loang speech," said the provost.
It was provost, my first professor, who had come to encourage me.
provost was seated, with an open paper; Kingsfrere studying the photograph of Scalchi.
provost heard my "cue" on the stage, and pushed me gently forward.
The provost is very fat, with a large paunch and gouty legs.
"That was in the provost's," quo' he, and he hummed a song I caught the meaning of but slightly.
Old English profost, reinforced by Old French cognate provost, both from Late Latin propositus (reinforced by Old French cognate provost), from Latin propositus/praepositus "a chief, prefect" (source of Old Provençal probost, Old High German probost, German Propst), literally "placed before, in charge of," from past participle of praeponere "put before" (see preposition). Provost marshal first recorded 1510s.