VPAL Groups and Leadership

Harvard University's Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning

Harvard's Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning (VPAL), led by Peter Bol, enhances the twenty-first century liberal arts and sciences educational experience for on campus students and millions of lifelong learners worldwide.

Peter Bol, Vice Provost for Advances in Learning and Charles H. Carswell Professor East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Meet the VPAL staff

VPAL's three organizations complement each other's work and share a common goal of advancing learning: 

Harvard Initiative for Learning & Teaching (HILT)

Erin Driver-Linn, Director of HILT and Harvard's Associate Provost for Institutional Research
Meet the HILT staff 


Robert A. Lue, Faculty Director, HarvardX and Professor of the Practice of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Meet the HarvardX staff

VPAL Research 

Dustin Tingley, Faculty Director, VPAL Research Team and Professor of Government
Meet the VPAL Research staff