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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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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.

Executive Leadership Searches

Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

UT Austin invites nominations and applications for the Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs.

Senior Vice Provost for Resource Management

UT Austin invites nominations and applications for the Senior Vice Provost for Resource Management.

Featured News from the Provost's Office


Experiential Learning Initiative (ELI)

ELI is a 3-year pilot program to support and develop experiential learning opportunities for undergraduates at UT Austin. Applications from faculty in select colleges and schools for a $10,000 two-year grant to develop experiential learning opportunities in your undergraduate course(s) are due on February 20.

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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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Ann Huff Stevens Appointed Dean of College of Liberal Arts

Dean-designate Stevens comes to UT from the University of California, Davis. Her appointment begins July 15, 2019.

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Announcing the Graduate Education Task Force

This group of faculty members and graduate students will explore and recommend strategic solutions for enhancing graduate education at UT Austin.


Announcing the Provost’s Authors Fellowship

Through this program, faculty members engaged in the development and publication of scholarly books will have financial and programmatic support to focus on their work, regardless of their field of study or academic discipline.

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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.