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provost

1. the head of certain university colleges or schools
2. (in Scotland) the chairman and civic head of certain district councils or (formerly) of a burgh council
3. Church of England the senior dignitary of one of the more recent cathedral foundations
4. RC Church
a. the head of a cathedral chapter in England and some other countries
b. (formerly) the member of a monastic community second in authority under the abbot
5. (in medieval times) an overseer, steward, or bailiff in a manor
6. Obsolete a prison warder
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We are going to combine Native culture and a wild west rodeo," said Provost, the grandson of Nap Provost, one of Alberta's leading horse ranchers from the 1920s to the 1950s.
Many of the essays in the book hinge on the provost being something of a shadow president.
Provost speaks of his KISS collection as a kind of sanctuary in which he's still a 10-year-old boy happily enthralled by the face paint, flaming guitars and blood-spitting stage theatrics that inspired him to take up the drums.
Caption: As provost, Adkison will serve as HSU's chief academic officer.
The provost, meanwhile, is the chief operating officer, setting policies and standards, planning budgets, coordinating colleges, schools and departments - even establishing the pecking order for Johnson Hall parking places.
Jon Provost is a former child actor of film and television.
Frank Provost invites you to try on a set of different looks, be it - serene and quiet, or playful and wild yet feminine
As deputy commissioner, Provost will be responsible for administration and regulation of captive insurance companies and risk retention groups.
Evidence entered in court shoed that Provost had a blood-alcohol reading of more than three times the legal driving limit.
The vice provost position at WWU is a newly established position.
Weatherwax made good on his promise, and Provost became the owner of a puppy he named Rudd.