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)

658 Fulbright

23 Marshall

31 Rhodes

Faculty Resources

Resources to help faculty navigate the academic year.

Latest News

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Electrochemistry Pioneer and Texas Science Legend Allen Bard Dies

UT Austin community is mourning the loss of Allen J. Bard, known around the world as the father of modern electrochemistry. He was 90 years old.

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‘Year of AI’ Faculty Recruitment Initiative Aims to Bring More World-Class Professors to UT

The University is launching a bold new faculty recruitment program to help bring more of the world’s best and brightest AI professors to the Forty Acres. Aimed specifically at strengthening research capabilities, expertise and academic programs in AI and data analytics, the program will provide financial support for the addition of new faculty positions.

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UT Designates 2024 ‘The Year of AI’

With signature events covering all aspects of artificial intelligence, new industry and government partnerships, the inaugural cohort of a first-of-its-kind online master’s degree in AI and continued research breakthroughs, The University of Texas at Austin will prioritize AI research and education in 2024.

Faculty Diversity

Fostering diversity, equity and inclusivity and acknowledging the perspectives and experiences of underrepresented groups among faculty, staff and student.

Campus Initiatives & Announcements


Fifth Annual Faculty Authors Reception

Faculty were celebrated for their published books in the previous calendar year (2023).


2023 First-Gen Week Faculty Stories

Read featured stories about First-Gen faculty longhorns in 2023.


Early Career Fellows

Thirty-nine fellows have been selected into the Provost’s Early Career Fellows program for 2023-2024.