School of Nursing
School of Nursing Graduate Saves A Life, Gets Real Experience
Six days before graduation, Josh Ruiz (BSN ’17) gave one mother the best present ever: the life of her child.


I am honored and privileged to be part of the UT Austin community as the Executive Vice President and Provost. Each day I am inspired by the ambitious research, scholarship, and creativity of our faculty, the innovative academic work of our students, and the tremendous effort of our staff as we pursue our academic mission. During my first year, I am making every effort to listen and learn from all of you as much as possible, and leverage this collective wisdom as we work together to change the world.  Read more

Maurie McInnis
Executive Vice President and Provost


Task Force Efforts and Progress


College to Career Task Force

The College to Career Task Force is a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students from across campus who are reviewing the university’s efforts to prepare students for life after graduation.


Global Engagement Task Force

Faculty members from across campus have been charged with making recommendations for the development of global engagement strategies to ensure that UT Austin is maximizing its global opportunities and impact.

The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost coordinates the academic mission of the university, manages the academic experience for students, and implements policies and procedures related to faculty and administration.

Graduating students

Student Success

Ensuring all students have the opportunity to complete a world-class education within four years is an essential part of our mission.

Faculty Affairs

We help attract and retain excellent faculty by championing diversity and equity, and providing opportunities for faculty development.

Policies and Compliance

UT Austin faculty policies and procedures can be found here along with other frequently used forms, templates and more.

Featured News from the Provost's Office

Dobie Paisano Ranch

2017 Dobie Paisano Fellows Announced

Ricardo Nuila and Domingo Martinez have been awarded the 2017-2018 Dobie Paisano writing fellowships sponsored by the Graduate School at the University of Texas at Austin and the Texas Institute of Letters.

UT Planner

UT Planner Simplifies Class Schedule Planning

The Office of the Registrar has launched the UT Planner, a new tool that allows students to search for, create, and save a variety of personalized schedule options based on their preferred courses and scheduling breaks.

Randolph Bias

Randolph Bias Appointed Interim Dean of School of Information

After two decades in private industry, Bias joined the UT Austin faculty in 2003 where he has been heavily invested in research and teaching with a focus on the interactions between humans and technology. His appointment begins Sept. 1, 2017.

Sherry Field

Sherry Field Appointed Interim Dean of College of Education

Field joined UT Austin as a faculty member in 2001, and has more than 40 years of experience as a university researcher and professor as well as a public school classroom teacher and administrator. Her appointment begins January 1, 2018.