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The 2017 Inductees into the Academy of Distinguished Teachers Have Been Named
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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.

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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

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Four Students Named Recipients of the Roy Crane Award

The 2017 Roy Crane Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts has been given to four students in the category of the performing arts.

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2017 Inductees into the Academy of Distinguished Teachers Named

The six inductees represent the university’s commitment to excellence in teaching.

McCombs School of Business

Building Exceptional University Leaders

The spring semester ushered in not only the start of a new calendar year, but also the launch of the inaugural offering of The University of Texas Executive Management and Leadership Program (UT EMLP).


Douglas Bruster Named Piper Professor of 2017

Douglas Bruster, professor in the Department of English, was named a Piper Professor of 2017 by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation for his dedication to the teaching profession and for his outstanding academic, scientific, and scholarly achievement at UT Austin.

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Dean Search for the School of Information

UT Austin invites nominations and applications for the position of dean of the School of Information (the Texas iSchool).