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Strength of UT Austin's Graduate Programs Recognized
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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 he 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. During my first year, I am making every effort to listen and learn from all of you as much as possible, and leverage this collective wisdom as we work together to change the world.  Read more

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.

Graduating students

Student Success

Ensuring all students have the opportunity to complete a world-class education within four years is an essential part of our mission.

Faculty Affairs

We help attract and retain excellent faculty by championing diversity and equity, and providing opportunities for faculty development.

Policies and Compliance

UT Austin faculty policies and procedures can be found here along with other frequently used forms, templates and more.

Featured News from the Provost's Office


UT at SXSWedu 2017

Faculty, students and staff were found leading discussions across one of the largest educational conferences in the country at SXSWedu.

Michelle Addington

Michelle Addington Appointed Dean of UT Austin School of Architecture

Addington's appointment begins July 1, and she will hold the Henry M. Rockwell Chair in Architecture.

College to Career

College to Career Task Force

Announcing the creation of the College to Career Task Force, a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students from across campus who will review the university’s efforts to prepare UT Austin students for life after graduation.

Graduation rate data

Data Driving UT Austin’s Increase in Graduation Rates

As one of the largest public flagship universities in the country, UT Austin has earned recognition as a national leader, not only in increasing graduation rates, but doing it on a large scale.

Eyes on Teaching

Eyes on Teaching Attracts Hundreds of Faculty

Faculty members from across campus participated in UT Austin’s inaugural Eyes on Teaching, a two-day event designed to strengthen the culture of teaching and learning across the university.

Academic Leadership Symposium

UT Austin Leaders Convene at Academic Leadership Symposium

Leaders from across campus discussed key initiatives and issues in higher education and their impact at UT.