Meet the Provost

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Tamara L. Brown, Ph.D.

Dr. Tamara L. Brown joined The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) as Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs on August 1, 2022. Dr. Brown leads the 10 colleges/schools at UTA as well as a number of other units including the Division of Student Success, Student Affairs, Enrollment Management, Global Educational Outreach, Libraries, and others .

She is committed to promoting and achieving academic excellence at one of the most diverse campus populations in the nation.

Dr. Brown earned her doctorate and master’s degrees in clinical psychology from the University of Illinois, a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Longwood College, and a master’s of divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary.

Starting her career as faculty at Medical University of South Carolina, she became tenured faculty at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Brown later served as Dean and professor at Prairie View A&M University and then became executive dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the University of North Texas.

As Provost at UTA, Dr. Brown is committed to ensuring academic excellence and student success, and to fulfilling UTA's goal of becoming one of the most inclusive and impactful research universities in the country.

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