The Foundry

A Makerspace for Everyone
The Foundry is now open to all students, faculty and staff to bring creative ideas to life.
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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

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.

New Academic Leaders Workshop

Provost’s Office Hosts Workshop for New Academic Leaders

The New Academic Leaders Workshop provided an opportunity for new department chairs, division heads, assistant and associate deans, and deans to learn about critical university policies and procedures.


Institutional Accreditation & Effectiveness 2015-2016 Year in Review

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

Board of Regents Honors 11 UT Austin Faculty Members for Teaching Excellence

The Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award is the Board of Regents' highest honor and is offered annually in recognition of faculty members at The University of Texas System's nine academic and six health institutions.

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.