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Tasha Beretvas Appointed Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Beretvas currently serves as the associate dean for research and graduate studies in the College of Education. Her appointment begins June 1.
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I am privileged to be part of the UT Austin community. Each day, I am inspired by the ambitious research, scholarship, and creativity of our faculty, the innovative academic work of our students, and the tremendous support from our staff as we pursue our academic mission. The scale and impact of our academic contributions to the State of Texas, our society and the world cannot be understated. I will continue to support academic excellence, and the diversity of people and ideas that make this campus a driver of change.

Maurie McInnis
Executive Vice President and Provost

The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost coordinates the academic mission of the university, manages the academic experience for students, and implements policies and procedures related to faculty and administration.

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Task Forces & Working Groups

Provost McInnis assembled task forces and working groups to make recommendations to leadership on how to address specific issues on campus.

Faculty Affairs

We help attract and retain excellent faculty by championing diversity and equity, and providing opportunities for faculty development.

Reporting, Research & Compliance

UT Austin policies and frequently used forms can be found here along with information about institutional accreditation, reporting and research.

Dean Search

Jackson School of Geosciences

UT Austin invites applications and nominations for the position of dean of the John A. and Katherine G. Jackson School of Geosciences.

Featured News from the Provost's Office

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ELI Faculty Course Developer Stipends Awarded

To support and develop experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate students, 26 stipends have been awarded to 28 faculty members to develop experiential learning activities and assignments in new or existing classes.

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Inaugural Cohort Announced for Provost’s Authors Fellowship

New fellowship helps faculty advance their research and scholarship through support for book development and publication.

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President's Award for Global Learning

After successful first year, program seeks new faculty and students to design projects with international partners.

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Recipients of the 2018-19 President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award Named

Eight UT Austin faculty members are being highlighted for their work and have been named recipients of the annual President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award. The award recognizes the university’s educational innovators who demonstrate exceptional undergraduate teaching in the core curriculum, including signature courses, and engage with curriculum reform and educational innovation.

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Cluster and Interdisciplinary Hiring Initiative

UT Austin has made significant progress to strengthen interdisciplinary research and scholarship efforts. To supplement this work, the provost's office is launching the Cluster and Interdisciplinary Hiring Initiative designed to extend collaborative research and scholarship by authorizing up to 40 new faculty hires whose interdisciplinary areas of knowledge cross the boundaries of existing academic departments.