Provost’s Distinguished Leadership Service Academy

The Provost’s Distinguished Leadership Service Academy (DLSA) provides a formal organization of distinguished senior professional-track and tenured faculty members with extraordinary contributions and accomplishments across their professional portfolios and particularly in terms of their excellence in leadership, mentoring and service to their college or school, the university, the state and the nation.

Through campus-wide collaboration, members of the DLSA strive to:

  • Foster and promote leadership training for UT faculty colleagues that focuses on service and mentoring-related topics.
  • Provide opportunities for other faculty, staff and students to learn how to develop balanced portfolios that integrate excellence in scholarship, teaching and service to promote a research-teaching-service nexus.

News: New Members Announced for the Provost’s Distinguished Leadership Service Academy (May 4, 2022)


Goals

Goals of the DLSA include:

  • Recognize and reward outstanding faculty members for extraordinary leadership service and mentoring to students, their department, their school/college, the university, and broader communities.
  • Foster and promote leadership training for UT faculty colleagues that focuses on service and mentoring-related topics.
  • Provide opportunities for other faculty, staff and students to learn how to develop balanced professional portfolios that integrate excellence in scholarship, teaching, mentoring and service.

DLSA Resources for Faculty and Administrative Leaders

Articles

Service Recognition

Mentorship

DSA 2020-2021 Annual Report

Report on the provided deliverables and outcomes in 2020-2021.

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Current members

View members of the Academy.

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Nominations / Applications Coming Soon