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.
156 Undergrad Degree Programs
237 Graduate Degree Programs
$845.9m Research Funding
#9 Top Public Schools, National Universities U.S. News & World Report
#1 Among U.S. universities in research financed by the National Science Foundation (NSF)
Resources to help faculty navigate the academic year.
To promote faculty growth and success as part of the university's strategic plan, Change Starts Here, our Faculty Development team provides programming throughout the year to enhance our faculty's teaching, research, mentoring, promotion and scholarship.
UT Recognizes Another Group of Incredible Faculty Members Through Promotion and Tenure Process
More than 130 assistant, associate and professional-track professors were promoted or granted tenure starting this academic year. Read more about a sampling of these professors.
UT Austin Recognized as Guest of Honor at International Event FILUNI 2023
The University of Texas at Austin’s research on some of society’s most pressing challenges will be a prominent driver of collaborative discussion on an international stage at La Feria Internacional del Libro de las Universitarias y los Universitarios 2023, known popularly as FILUNI.
UT Continues Upward Climb in Latest U.S. News Undergraduate Rankings
The University of Texas at Austin raised its ranking among the best universities in the country, according to the most recent undergraduate rankings from U.S. News & World Report. UT Austin climbed to No. 9 among national public universities and remains the No. 1 public university in Texas. Among both public and private universities, UT rose six places to No. 32.
Fostering diversity, equity and inclusivity and acknowledging the perspectives and experiences of underrepresented groups among faculty, staff and student.
National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD)
UT Austin is an institutional member of NCFDD. UT Austin faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and administrators now have on-demand access to NCFDD's mentoring and professional development resources.
Meet the Vice Provost for Diversity
Lydia Contreras promotes diversity, equity and inclusion among faculty, and coordinates the implementation and evaluation of the Strategic Plan for Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity.
Aspiring & Research Leaders Academies
This past spring, the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost (EVPP) launched two new programs to proactively prepare faculty for future leadership positions—the Aspiring Leaders Academy and the Research Leaders Academy.
Two New Faculty Development Programs
The Faculty Development Leave and Faculty Development Award programs were launched to further support faculty growth and success as part of the strategic plan.
Early Career Fellows
The Provost’s Early Career Fellows program aims to support postdoctoral fellows and graduate students in their pursuit of attaining academic positions at top tier institutions.