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

$797m Research Funding

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New East Mall Project Exhibit, March 20-31

The East Mall project honors those who opened doors for future generations and educates our community about the Precursors’ historical significance and the public history narratives that have defined our past. The first site activation will be on display on the East Mall lawns adjacent to Speedway from March 20 to March 31.


Supporting Experiential Learning for All Longhorns Through the Texas Career Engagement Internship Fund

Launched in 2021, the Internship Fund provides financial support to students who might not otherwise be able to pursue unpaid internships. In 2022, TCE awarded a total of $331,436 to 101 students participating in unpaid internships. Learn more about this program!

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Dean Search: School of Nursing

The Dean of the School of Nursing is responsible for enhancing the school’s profile, visibility, and effectiveness. Setting the strategic direction for the school, this role will advance its mission and operations through thoughtful personnel decisions, general administration and management, prudent budgeting and resource management, academic program support, and fundraising.

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Dean Search: School of Architecture

The University of Texas at Austin, a member of the Association for American Universities and one of the nation’s premier centers for academic excellence, seeks a dean of the School of Architecture. The dean will provide inspirational, strategic, and entrepreneurial leadership to one of the nation's leading schools for research and teaching in the design and planning of the built environment.


I am enormously impressed by the dedication and excellence of the UT community, and this feeling has only gotten stronger with time. As one of the world’s great public research universities, UT drives societal progress while educating — and launching — the leaders of tomorrow. Through world-class research and scholarship, exceptional teaching and instruction, and an unwavering commitment to our students’ success, we will continue to advance our academic mission together.

Sharon L. Wood

The University of Texas at Austin

Executive Vice President and Provost



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