Meet Provost Rafael L. Bras

Dr. Rafael Bras

Dr. Rafael L. Bras is the provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology. 

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Dr. Bras regularly blogs about his perspective on topics such as leadership, admissions, inclusivity, and the future of higher education.

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The Commission on Creating the Next in Education is designing pilots and projects that bolster Georgia Tech's educational innovation leadership among technological research universities. 

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Recent Posts from Dr. Bras

  • Is this the end of the “endless frontier”?

    It behooves academia, government, and industry to quickly settle on a stable policy that will allow us to get back to the business we do best: educating the best engineers and scientists, and producing the seeds of innovation that drive the technological markets of the future.”  

  • Believe and Achieve: A message to underrepresented minorities, women, and all of us who are different

    To think that all is fine and that discrimination, bias, and bigotry are relics of the past is to live in a fantasy, or certainly a different world from the one I live in.  Dr. Bras shares excerpts from a 1998 address at MIT titled "Believe and Achieve: Success is Earned, Not Given at MIT."  Written nearly two decades ago, many of those words are still valid today. 

  • Talking Innovation in Italy - Envisioning the World in 25 Years

    Georgia Tech Provost Rafael L. Bras recently traveled to Italy to speak to faculty, students, and administrators of several Italian universities about innovation in education. 

  • Staying the Course: Georgia Tech and Sustainability

    We are proud of a legacy of sustainability that now spans more than six decades, and we will strive to realize our mission of “progress and service” as thoughtful stewards of all of our resources.

  • The Georgia Tech Arts Initiative: Four Years Later

    It has been nearly four years since Engineered Art: An International Sculpture Exhibit very publicly launched Georgia Tech’s arts Initiative. And a lot has happened since. But, the most important success is the increasing assimilation of arts and creativity in the daily life of our campus and, increasingly, in our curriculum. Our students and faculty appreciate how the processes of innovation, design, and creativity are shared between our core disciplines and the arts.