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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News

The Strength of Concrete, Steel and Listening

Former engineering dean Sharon Wood becomes UT’s chief academic officer.

Initiative

Call for Applications - Provost’s Early Career Fellowship Awards

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!

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Strategic Plan for Faculty Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity Approved

The Strategic Plan for Faculty DEI specifies objectives, policies, prioritized actions, and timetables to be undertaken over the next four years to meet our institution’s strategic goals with regard to equity and inclusivity.

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Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) Transition Committee

The purpose of this initiative is to enhance enrollment and student success efforts, and prepare the campus to become a HSI. The committee will provide institutional leadership and guidance through UT Austin’s transition to HSI designation.

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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

 

Resources

Below are several resource pages to help you find information related to faculty, academic personnel services, compliance, facility management, and more.