IBA members individually and collectively:
Advise and support presidential and University efforts to advance UT’s mission, reputation and global impact.
Promote global opportunities for teaching and research innovation through collaborations, connections and partnerships with peer universities and global and local partners.
Represent and advocate for UT among international networks, advancing global awareness and engagement among peers, partners, alumni and other friends of the University.
Participate in and encourage private philanthropy that supports the president’s vision for global impact, achieves strategic plan priorities and fulfills the University’s mission.