The Provost’s Office

Academic Excellence Through Education, Research & Service

We partner with the campus to ensure all students succeed and thrive, faculty and staff are supported in their research and scholarship and the campus community has the support it needs as a world-class public research university.

Our Mission

Ranked among the biggest and best research universities in the country, UT Austin is home to more than 51,000 students and 3,000 teaching faculty. Together we are working to change the world through groundbreaking research and cutting-edge teaching and learning techniques. We aim to challenge and inspire our students with a world-class education and the tools they need to be changemakers at UT and beyond.

156 Undergrad Degree Programs

237 Graduate Degree Programs

$652m Research Funding

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Sustainable Open Scholarship Working Group Announced

This new working group will help develop strategies for how UT Libraries can transform access to information resources.


Provost’s Office Launches New Early Career Fellowship Program

Several units have been selected for participation in the inaugural cohort of the UT Austin Provost’s Early Career Fellows program designed to further the university’s commitment to building a vibrant interdisciplinary community of scholars.

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Resources on Equity and Anti-Racism

Resources on equity and anti-racism to help broaden the understanding of race and racism and how to cultivate anti-racism and better support black, indigenous, people of color (BIPOC), including queer people of color.

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School of Undergraduate Studies Brings Interdisciplinary Experience to First-Year Students

Created in 2007, the University Lecture Series brings together faculty members across departments and disciplines to provide multiple perspectives on one topic in a large lecture-style series.


I am privileged to be part of the UT Austin community and serve the campus in this important transitional role. My focus is to ensure continuity in the advancement of our academic mission through world-class research and scholarship, excellence in teaching and learning, and supporting our students on their successful path to graduation. I am committed to supporting our community and the diversity of people and ideas that make this campus a driver of change.

Daniel T. Jaffe

The University of Texas at Austin

Interim Executive Vice President and Provost



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