Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

Academics at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi have never been more exciting with major growth and innovative ideas leading the way to a brighter future.

To continue and improve on the great undergraduate education we offer students, we have instituted the First Year Islanders program to promote student learning and student success through reflective teaching practice. First Year Islander faculty members are committed to continually researching and adopting best practices to make instruction as effective as possible. They are working closely with the Division of Student Engagement and Success and academic support staff across the campus to make sure that we are giving every student what he or she needs to learn and succeed at the university. If you’re a new or even a returning student, be sure to visit the Islander Welcome Center, as well as CASA, our Center for Academic and Student Achievement, to see what we can do to help you succeed.

Major responsibilities of the Office of the Provost include:

  • Providing a challenging educational experience in a multicultural community for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Supporting the academic colleges and the work they do.
  • Improving the university’s performance in building a diverse and successful faculty of scholars.
  • Supporting research and scholarly activity across the university.
  • Oversight and coordination of international activities.
  • Supporting collaborative educational efforts involving industry, the community, and educational partners.

As we move forward, our office will do everything it can to support the great academic and research initiatives taking place across campus. If you need our help, please ask.


Contact Us

Academic Affairs Contact Information

Phone: 361.825.2722

Fax: 361.825.5810

Mailing Address

6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5757

Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5757

Physical Address

Corpus Christi Hall 

Suite 200

Dr. Clarenda Phillips

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs