A diverse group of professionals dedicated to serving the needs of the graduate community, the Graduate School's staff includes the Dean of the Graduate School, the dean's executive staff (associate and assistant deans), dean's administrative staff, student services administrative staff and the IT development team. Contact us in MAI 101 at 512-471-4511.
Mark J. T. Smith
Dean Smith oversees the operations of the Graduate School and in his concurrent role, will develop and implement strategic policies and practices that will allow the university to define and pursue future academic priorities.
Marvin L. Hackert
Dean Hackert oversees applications for doctoral candidacy and related matters in Architecture, Business, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Pharmacy, Computational and Applied Mathematics, and Neuroscience.
Other areas of focus: Faculty Research Assignments, Summer Research Assignments, Faculty Travel Grant Awards, Big XII Faculty Fellowship Program, Student Fellowships, Editorial Assistantships, Professional Development Awards, Select Admission Program
Dean Broadway oversees proposals for new or changed degree, certificate, and portfolio programs, Graduate School Catalog, classification of graduate students, publications & other communications, and special projects
James H. Cox
Dean Cox oversees applications for doctoral candidacy and related matters in Communication, Education, Fine Arts, Liberal Arts, Public Affairs, Social Work, and Library and Information Science as well as academic and registration policies and procedures.