Leadership & Staff

The University of Texas at Austin is guided by an extraordinary group of academic leaders and administrators, representing a wide range of disciplines and specialties across campus. 

University Leadership


Interim President Jay Hartzell

Jay Hartzell
President

Sharon Wood

Sharon L. Wood
Executive Vice President and Provost
Office of the Provost

Vice Presidents and Deputies


Nancy Brazzil

Nancy Brazzil
Deputy to the President

Amanda Cochran-McCall

Amanda Cochran-McCall
Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel

Roger Cude

Roger Cude
Vice President for People and Talent

James Davis

James Davis
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Chris Del Conte

Chris Del Conte
Vice President and Athletics Director
Athletics

Tom Dison

Tom Dison
Interim Vice President for Student Affairs

Richard Flores

Richard Flores
Deputy to the President for Academic Strategies

Janet Huang

Janet Huang
Deputy to the President for Transformation Strategies

Daniel Jaffe

Dan Jaffe
Vice President for Research, Scholarship and Creative Endeavors
Office of the Vice President for Research, Scholarship and Creative Endeavors

David Livingston

David Livingston
Vice President for Development
University Development Office

Claudia Lucchinetti

Claudia Lucchinetti
Dean and Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs
Dell Medical School

Emily Reagan

Emily Reagan
Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
University Marketing and Communications

Andrea Sheridan

Andrea Sheridan
Deputy to the President for Governmental Affairs and Initiatives

Dan Slesnick

Dan Slesnick
Interim Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Office of Senior VP and CFO

LaToya Smith

LaToya Smith
Vice President for Campus and Community Engagement
Division of Campus and Community Engagement

Office of the President Executives and Senior Staff


Jeff Graves

Jeff Graves
Chief Compliance Officer
University Compliance Services

Sandy Jansen

Sandy Jansen
Chief Audit Executive
Office of Internal Audits

 

University Deans

The Deans at UT Austin are remarkable academic leaders who oversee the development of faculty and students in their respective colleges and schools, while shaping a vision for the future of their fields of expertise.

Past University Presidents

29 presidents have led The University of Texas at Austin since its founding in the late 1800s. These leaders navigated UT through different eras in American history and each left their distinct imprint on the university.

Office of the President Staff

The staff of the Office of the President provides administrative, operations and external relations support for the president.

Executive Searches

Our aspirations will be driven by our outstanding people. We will attract, retain and develop the people needed to excel as the world’s highest-impact public research university.