Inga Musselman Is the New Provost at the University of Texas at Dallas

Inga Musselman, a professor of chemistry at the University of Texas at Dallas, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at the university. She has served as interim provost since 2015.

The University of Texas at Dallas enrolls more than 17,000 undergraduate students and more than 9,000 graduate students. Women make up 43 percent of the undergraduate student body, according to the latest U.S. Department of Education statistics.

In accepting her appointment as provost, Professor Musselman said that “as the university evolves to become a more mature research university, so will the role of provost. It will be a responsibility of the president and myself to provide vision and leadership and to take action to move UT Dallas into the future, providing even greater opportunities for student growth and achievement.”

Professor Musselman joined the faculty at the university in 1992. She was appointed associate provost for faculty affairs in 2008 and senior vice provost in 2014. Her research focuses on the development and application of microscopy methods for the study of materials structure in the areas of gas separations, fuel cells and bionanotechnology. She holds five U.S. patents.

Dr. Musselman is a graduate of Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. She holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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