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Class of 2024 Students Awarded Impact Scholarships
High school seniors surprised with $48,000 scholarship to UT Austin.
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MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST

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.

Current Initiatives

Provost's Authors Fellowship

Accepting Applications - The fellowship helps faculty members advance their research and scholarship through support for book development and publication. Information about the second cohort of Provost's Authors Fellows coming soon.

Eyes on Teaching

This two-day, campus-wide event provides an opportunity for instructors to visit their colleagues in other classrooms and observe different teaching styles and learning environments. It takes place on Feb. 12 and 13, 2020.

COACHE Faculty Job Satisfaction Survey

This faculty job satisfaction survey research allows the university to understand faculty satisfaction and climate issues, and compare them with faculty at peer institutions. The second administration of this survey is scheduled for spring 2020.

Provost’s Distinguished Service Academy

This academy will represent a formal organization of faculty members with excellence in mentoring and service to their college, the university, the state of Texas and the nation.

Cluster and Interdisciplinary Hiring Initiative

This initiative extends collaborative research and scholarship by authorizing new faculty hires whose interdisciplinary areas of knowledge cross the boundaries of existing academic departments.

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Texas One Stop website launches for students

New resource for everything related to registering for classes, financial aid, paying your bill, ordering transcripts and more!

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Addressing Sexual Misconduct at UT — Next Steps

A Letter to Students and UT Community from Gregory L. Fenves, President, Maurie McInnis, Executive Vice President & Provost and Soncia Reagins-Lilly, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students.

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Update on Faculty Equity Initiatives

An overview of faculty equity efforts currently underway, as well as some new initiatives intended to pilot new approaches.

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Task Force on the Future of UT Libraries shares final report and recommendations

Strong libraries are essential to support the research and teaching mission of research universities. The work of this task force reflects the need for ongoing dialogue with members of the campus community.

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UT Austin Joins National Alliance to Develop Inclusive and Diverse STEM Faculty

The university joins 19 other universities in a three-year effort to develop and strengthen inclusive recruitment, hiring and retention practices for STEM faculty members. The initiative is part of the Aspire Alliance.

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UT Austin Expands Texas Advance Commitment

Families earning up to $65K will have all tuition and fees covered by new endowment.