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Eric T. Meyer Appointed Dean of the School of Information
Meyer comes to UT Austin from the University of Oxford, and his appointment will begin Aug.1.
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I am honored and privileged to be part of the UT Austin community as the Executive Vice President and Provost. 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 effort of 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 across campus, 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 Searches and Executive Leadership

College of Education

UT Austin is currently accepting nominations and applications for the next dean of the College of Education.

Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement

UT Austin invites nominations and applications for the inaugural Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement & Chief International Officer.

Featured News from the Provost's Office

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Recipients of the 2018-19 Piper, Blunk and Dads’ Teaching Awards Announced

Every year the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation selects 10 Piper Professors from across Texas for their superior teaching at the college level. The Blunk and Dads' awards recognize outstanding contributions to undergraduate teaching at UT Austin.

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UT Austin Joins the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD)

UT Austin faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and administrators now have on-demand access to NCFDD's mentoring and professional development resources.

Co-op Awards

The 2018 University Co-op George H. Mitchell Award Winners Honored at Annual Ceremony

Five undergraduate students were recognized for their superior scholarly or creative achievement at the annual University Co-op George H. Mitchell Award ceremony and dinner.

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Pop-Up Institutes Tackle Big Research Questions — Quickly

Like temporary art installations and restaurants, pop-up research institutes are gutsy, nimble, and open to the public. (But be fast. They’ll be gone in a month.) Image courtesy of the McDonald Observatory, credit: Kornmesser.