Office of the Provost News

Task Force to Revitalize General Education

A task force is looking at ways to revitalize the General Education program, and the campus community is invited to participate in a roundtable event on April 8 to kick off the process.

Join Colleagues for Mic/Nite on March 10

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Eleven faculty members will present their research at this spring’s Mic/Nite on Thursday, March 10, at the Relix Variety Theatre, 1208 North Central Avenue.

Department Heads Forum Is February 10

The next meeting of the Department Heads Forum, a series of workshops and discussions for both recently appointed and the long-standing department heads, is Wednesday, February 10.

R. J. Hinde Appointed Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

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R. J. Hinde, who has been an associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences for more than seven years, has been appointed the new vice provost for academic affairs. He will begin his new role on August 1.

UT Mic/Nite Highlights Faculty Research from All Colleges

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Eleven UT faculty members will present their research—ranging from George Washington’s political leadership fail to interactive art projects using a five-foot opossum—in seven minutes or less at this fall’s Mic/Nite on Wednesday, November 12, at the Relix Variety Theatre.

College of Law Dean Candidate Visits Campus October 14

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John A. Lovett, a candidate for dean of the College of Law, will lead a public forum from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 14, in College of Law Classroom 132. Lovett is the De Van D. Daggett Jr. Distinguished Professor and the associate dean for faculty development and faculty academic affairs at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Once all candidates have completed their visits, archived video of the presentations will be posted on the Office of the Provost’s website.

College of Law Dean Candidate Visits Campus October 10

Melanie D. Wilson

Melanie Wilson, a candidate for dean of the College of Law, will lead a public forum from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, October 10, in College of Law Classroom 132. Wilson is a professor of law and associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Kansas School of Law. Once all candidates have completed their visits, archived video of the presentations will be posted on the Office of the Provost’s website.