Academic Leadership Symposium
UT Austin Leaders Convene at Academic Leadership Symposium
Leaders from across campus discussed key initiatives and issues in higher education and their impact at UT.


I am honored and privileged to join the UT Austin community as the new Executive Vice President and Provost. I am so impressed with the ambitious research, scholarship, and creativity of our faculty, the innovative academic programs for our students, and the great work of staff who enable our academic mission. My plan in the coming months is to listen and learn from you as much as possible, and leverage that collective wisdom as we work together to take on the lofty expectations laid before us.  Read more

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.

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 Resources

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

Harrington Faculty Fellows

UT Austin Welcomes the 2016-17 Harrington Fellows

On October 13, President Gregory L. Fenves, along with Provost Maurie McInnis and other university faculty and staff, welcomed the 2016-17 Harrington Fellows to UT Austin with a special reception held in the President’s Office.

ULN students

Sid W. Richardson Foundation Supports Student Success with Grant for University Leadership Network

UT Austin’s University Leadership Network (ULN) was awarded a $265,000 grant from the Sid W. Richardson Foundation to support 50 ULN students in the 2016-17 academic year.

Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Seven Faculty Members Inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Comprising of approximately five percent of the tenured faculty in the university, the Academy provides leadership in improving the quality and depth of the undergraduate experience.

New Faculty Symposium 2016

New Faculty Introduced at 36th Annual Symposium

To help introduce and welcome faculty, the Faculty Innovation Center and the Provost Teaching Fellows hosted over 100 new members at the 36th Annual New Faculty Symposium on August 16, 2016.


Institutional Accreditation & Effectiveness 2015-2016 Year in Review

IAE led many initiatives this past year to improve organizational processes and the student experience.

Student Success Initiatives 2015-2016 Year in Review

Looking back at major accomplishments in student success from the past year that are driving the rising four-year graduation rate at UT Austin.