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.
Serving as interim dean since March, his steady and strategic leadership has enabled the college to make significant progress in many areas. The university is incredibly thankful he has agreed to continue serving in this role.
The goal of this initiative is to increase the number of faculty who will further UT’s critical goals of diversity, equity, and inclusiveness by attracting and hiring candidates with outstanding scholarly records. Learn more and submit a departmental application today!
Call for Nominations and Applications — Faculty Ombuds
The Faculty Council and the Executive Vice President and Provost are seeking nominations for one of our two Faculty Ombuds, an office that provides faculty a prompt and professional way to resolve concerns and conflicts beyond turning to their supervisors. The Ombuds serves as a neutral third party, providing information, advice, and mediation to faculty who have University-related questions or complaints.
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.