UT System Awards $1.8M to Expand Innovative Success Program
UT Austin's Graduation Help Desk will be funded and implemented across all eight academic institutions.


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. The scale and impact of our academic contributions to the State of Texas, our society and the world cannot be understated. I will continue to support academic excellence across campus, and the diversity of people and ideas that make this campus a driver of change.

Maurie McInnis
Executive Vice President and Provost


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.

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Task Force Efforts

Provost McInnis has assembled three task forces to make recommendations to university leadership on how to address specific issues on campus.

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.

Dean Searches

School of Information

UT Austin is currently accepting nominations and applications for the next permanent dean of the School of Information.

College of Education

The search for the next permanent dean of the College of Education will commence in the fall of 2017.

Featured News from the Provost's Office

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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.

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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.