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.
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
COVID-19 related resources to help faculty, staff & students navigate the academic year.
Bobby Chesney will serve as the next Dean of the School of Law. Professor Chesney, who currently holds the James A. Baker III Chair in the Rule of Law and World Affairs and has served as the school’s Associate Dean for Academic Affairs since 2011, will begin his new appointment on July 1. He succeeds Ward Farnsworth, who will step down after 10 successful years as the school’s Dean.
Five UT Austin faculty members have been appointed to the Provost’s Distinguished Service Academy (DSA) for their excellence in service and mentorship.
New Course Instructor Survey Platform
In preparation for a campus-wide rollout in fall 2022, the university will launch a pilot of the new course survey system with several departments this summer. The pilot will include a test of new survey questions, as well as a limited rollout of some of the platform’s key features.
Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) Presidential Steering Committee
A new Presidential Steering Committee to implement the recommendations in the HSI Transition Plan and to assure that our work in this area continues to advance. It is important to recognize that the plan links directly with the university’s new strategic direction and our emphasis on impact, while focusing on people, place, and pursuits.
Below are several resource pages to help you find information related to faculty, academic personnel services, compliance, facility management, and more.
Faculty & Academic Resources
Faculty resources and Academic Personnel Services (APS) guidance on hiring, leave, promotion and tenure, and other academic staff and faculty-related topics.
Resource Management & Compliance
Guidance on academic budgeting, space allocations for academic purposes, renovations and capital projects, compliance and other resource and compliance related projects.