Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Pranesh Aswath

Meet the Provost

As the institution’s chief academic officer, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Pranesh Aswath is charged with realizing UT Arlington’s central mission of promoting and achieving academic excellence. In furtherance of this goal, he works directly with the president, other executive officers, deans, chairs, and faculty bodies to advance the University’s position as a leading regional and national center for research and education.

Texas Tier One

UTA’s signature combination of outstanding academics and innovative research contributed to the University becoming just the fourth university in the state to achieve Texas Tier One status. This is addition to once again receiving Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” designation.

Faculty Profiles

You are invited to meet our distinguished faculty. Learn more about our almost 2,000 faculty at UT Arlington through Profiles, which contains information on faculty and may used to locate potential collaborators with specific research interests or creative expertise.

UTA Strategic Plan

Bold Solutions | Global Impact. UTA is destined to become a pre-eminent university that sets high standards of excellence for others to follow. To guide the way, the University has developed a strategic plan that leverages our expertise and presents opportunities to benefit society in meaningful ways.

Academic Affairs

UTA offers more than 180 baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs across nine colleges and schools, including the largest nursing college at a public university in the country and 16 graduate programs ranked in the top 100 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report (2022).

Colleges, Schools & Departments

About UTA

UT Arlington is a comprehensive research, teaching, and public service institution that is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. As one of the largest and most diverse universities in Texas, UTA is committed to student access and success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars.

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