• Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
  • Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management
  • Phone: 979-845-4016
Assistant Name: Deyanira Ely
Assistant Email: dely@tamu.edu
Dr. Timothy P. Scott, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs


  • Dr. Timothy P. Scott was appointed vice provost for student success in August 2022. Prior to that, he held numerous leadership positions, including interim provost and executive vice president, associate provost for academic affairs and student success, and associate dean for undergraduate programs in the College of Science.

    Dr. Scott joined the faculty of Biology in 1990. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from Louisiana College, and from Texas A&M University, he received both a master’s in biology and a Ph.D. in zoology. His original research focused on the American alligator, but he expanded his portfolio to include state and national K-12 science standards, STEM teacher certification, high-impact science teacher professional development, and student achievement in K-16. Dr. Scott co-directs the Center for Mathematics and Science Education, which has received more than $30 million dollars in funding under his leadership.

    Dr. Scott oversees the Academic Success Center, LAUNCH, the Math Learning Center, the Office for Student Success, the University Writing Center, and Undergraduate Studies. During his tenure, Texas A&M has seen unprecedented increases in retention and graduation rates. He has also led efforts on the course redesign of high enrollment courses to increase student success and where possible, adopt Open Education Resources. Texas A&M’s Student Success Initiative, generating unprecedented growth in retention and graduation rates.
    Dr. Scott’s passion is working with undergraduate students. Over the years he has built and directed many different learning communities, including those for first-generation students, pre-service math and science teachers, and STEM transfer students. Dr. Scott serves as the institutional lead for American Talent Initiative, Posse, and the Powered by Publics campaign of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.