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Georgia Tech Provost Rafael L. Bras will step down approximately Sept. 1, following a decade as the Institute’s chief academic officer. Bras will remain at Georgia Tech as a professor.
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Georgia Tech’s Excel Program Moved to the Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing
Excel at Georgia Tech has been restructured into CEISMC, moving the program out of the Scheller College of Business, and into a centralized unit within the Office of the Provost.
Kyla Ross, director of graduate training and senior academic professional in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, will become the next assistant vice provost for Advocacy and Conflict Resolution, effective Dec. 20.
The Office of International Initiatives announces the launch of the Georgia Tech Guide for Responsible International Activities, a new online resource regarding guidelines, policies, and procedures around the Institute’s global activities and partnerships.
The Georgia Institute of Technology has been awarded a grant of $499,753 by the National Science Foundation’s Convergence Accelerator to develop the Competency Catalyst project in conjunction with the University System of Georgia (USG).
Recent Posts from Dr. Bras
By now, many of you have heard of my intention to step down from the provost position on or around Sept. 1. The last 10 years as provost at Georgia Tech have been a dream job and now it is time to do something else.
On Dec. 6, many from across the Institute came together to salute Monique Tavares, director of Global Operations, as she retires after 19 years at Georgia Tech.
Last Nov. 10, the day before Veterans Day, my wife and I spent two and a half hours horseback riding around Chickamauga National Military Park, the site of a major Civil War battle in 1863. It was a beautiful day, sunny and brisk.
At times, we all feel overwhelmed by circumstances, anxious, alone in our troubles, or desperate. It is important to first recognize that these emotions are common to all of us and make us human. And second, that we do not have to face them alone.
I grew up in a middle-class family in Puerto Rico. My childhood was a worry-free existence — we were safe in school, in stores, and on the streets.
As he enters his 10th year as the provost of Georgia Tech, Rafael L. Bras shares his aspirations and a series of goals for the 2019-20 academic term.
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Office: (404) 385-2700
Fax: (404) 894-1277
225 North Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30332-0325