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.

Our Mission

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

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Call for Applications: Aspiring Leaders Academy and Research Leaders Academy

We are excited to announce two new opportunities for the development of emerging academic leaders. Learn more and apply today!


Inaugural Recipients of the Faculty Development Award Announced

Seventeen professional-track faculty members have been named recipients of the inaugural round of Faculty Development Awards (FDAs) for professional-track faculty.

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Dean Search: School of Nursing

The Dean of the School of Nursing is responsible for enhancing the school’s profile, visibility, and effectiveness. Setting the strategic direction for the school, this role will advance its mission and operations through thoughtful personnel decisions, general administration and management, prudent budgeting and resource management, academic program support, and fundraising.

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Dean Search: School of Architecture

The University of Texas at Austin, a member of the Association for American Universities and one of the nation’s premier centers for academic excellence, seeks a dean of the School of Architecture. The dean will provide inspirational, strategic, and entrepreneurial leadership to one of the nation's leading schools for research and teaching in the design and planning of the built environment.


I am enormously impressed by the dedication and excellence of the UT community, and this feeling has only gotten stronger with time. As one of the world’s great public research universities, UT drives societal progress while educating — and launching — the leaders of tomorrow. Through world-class research and scholarship, exceptional teaching and instruction, and an unwavering commitment to our students’ success, we will continue to advance our academic mission together.

Sharon L. Wood

The University of Texas at Austin

Executive Vice President and Provost



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