The Department of Government
The Department of Government

Government Professor Named Vice Provost at The University of Texas at Austin

Fri, September 22, 2006

Givens’ appointment is effective immediately. She will be responsible for a broad portfolio, including working with the university’s International Office, the faculty teaching awards program, academic legislation and the academy of distinguished teachers, said Dr. Stephen Monti, interim executive vice president and provost. He said Givens also would be working with Dr. Paul Woodruff, dean of Undergraduate Studies, to help facilitate the university’s new curriculum revision process.

“I am very excited to have someone of Dr. Givens’ caliber joining our staff,” said Monti. “Her enthusiasm, skills and knowledge will make her a great asset to this office.”

Givens said, “This is a wonderful opportunity and I appreciate the confidence the administration has shown in me. This is a great match for my various interests and I look forward to working with the talented people I’ve had the opportunity to meet in the provost’s office.”

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