Previous Initiatives

Completed initiatives, task forces, and working groups from the Provost Office.

Cluster and Interdisciplinary Hiring

This initiative extends collaborative research and scholarship through new faculty hires. Their interdisciplinary areas of knowledge span the boundaries of academic departments and disciplines.

College to Career Task Force

Assessed the support and resources provided to students to help them achieve the skills, experiences, and co-curricular knowledge needed to for life after graduation.

College to Career Governing Committee

The College to Career (CtC) Governing Committee was an advisory body to the senior vice provost for enrollment management. It completed its work and was retired on Aug. 31, 2019.

COVID Transformational Online Instruction Contributions (TONIC) Awards

UT faculty and staff have demonstrated extraordinary creativity in their rapid innovation and transformation of hybrid and online instruction. In recognition of the impact of these efforts, we are announcing the COVID Transformational Online Instruction Contributions Awards.

Experiential Learning Faculty Working Group

Working group consisting of faculty from colleges, schools, and units across campus to explore questions about how faculty and academic units should be supported in developing, scaling, and integrating experiential learning.

Experiential Learning Initiative

A 3-year pilot program to support and develop experiential learning opportunities for undergraduates.

Global Engagement Task Force

The task force, comprised of faculty members from a diverse array of academic disciplines, was charged with making recommendations to the President, Provost, executive leadership, and the IBA for the development of global engagement strategies.

Non-Tenure Track Task Force

A campus-wide task force, including non-tenure and tenured faculty from each of the colleges and schools. The task force developed recommendations for guidelines that address current issues and future changes that need to be made for faculty holding non-tenure positions.

Strategic Enrollment Management Faculty Working Group

The Strategic Enrollment Management Faculty Working Group (SEM Working Group) Working Group consisted of faculty from colleges, schools, and units across campus who considered principles that should guide a new undergraduate student enrollment management strategy in line with the core purpose and values of the university.

Sustainable Open Scholarship Working Group

The Sustainable Open Scholarship working group was established to address the recommendations from the Task Force on the Future of UT Libraries and other impacts on the effectiveness of open scholarship at UT.

Task Force on the Future of the UT Libraries

This task force was charged with developing a shared vision for how UT Libraries will support UT’s mission, to identify resources required to advance our mission, and to articulate realistic strategies to advance the higher education research ecosystem.

Texas One Stop

Texas One Stop maximizes service, minimize wait time and referrals, and support continued undergraduate, graduate, and professional student enrollment, while maintaining our high standards for compliance and the integrity of student records.