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Provost Justice receives Fulbright Award

The University of Tulsa is pleased to announce that Provost George Justice has received a 2024-25 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Award to visit France with the International Education Administrators Program. He will spend two weeks in Paris and one other region in France.

Provost George Justice

Justice will also have the chance to participate in a group seminar designed to familiarize U.S. higher education administrators with France’s higher education and research system. The program consists of briefings, campus visits, appointments with selected government officials, networking and cultural activities and meetings with French international education professionals.

“I am thrilled to be chosen this late in my career as a Fulbright Scholar. My weeks in France will help me, as provost, develop connections with universities there. And, I admit, I think it will be a lot of fun!” he quipped.

In addition to his role as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, Justice is a professor of English, specializing in 18th-century British literature, and is the author of How to Be a Dean. Prior to TU, he served as a dean at Arizona State University and the University of Missouri.

Since 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 400,000 talented and accomplished students, scholars, teachers, artists, and professionals with prestigious and competitive fellowships that offer unique opportunities for to teach and conduct research abroad. Fulbright scholars also play a critical role in U.S. public diplomacy, establishing long-term relationships between people and nations. Alumni include 62 Nobel Laureates, 89 Pulitzer Prize winners, 80 MacArthur Fellows, and thousands of leaders and world-renowned experts in academia and many other fields across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.

Over 800 individuals teach or conduct research abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program annually. Fulbright is a program of the Department of State, with funding provided by the U.S. government as well as participating governments and host institutions, corporations, and foundations in foreign countries.