Results for Tag: "100 Years"

A message from President William Powers Jr.

President William Powers Jr.


President William Powers Jr. of The University of Texas at Austin congratulates Continuing & Innovative Education for 100 great years on our campus.

A message from Provost Steven Leslie

Steven Leslie


Executive Vice President and Provost Steven Leslie offers his congratulations to Continuing & Innovative Education on the occasion of its 100th anniversary at The University of Texas at Austin.

A message from Dean Judy Ashcroft


Dean Judy Ashcroft offers her congratulations to Continuing & Innovative Education on its 100th anniversary and describes how changes in today's "traditional" college student have made our division more relevant than ever.

Linda Glessner discusses global continuing education opportunities for women


Senior Associate Dean Linda Glessner describes CIE's collaboration with the University of Monterrey (UDEM) in Mexico, an example of how CIE is creating global opportunities for women.

CIE Innovations: A tale of early campus computing and student registration

CIE registration punch cards


CIE was one of the first organizations at UT Austin to adopt computerized course registration. From punch cards to online shopping carts, technology has taken great leaps since those early days of campus computing.

UIL: An early innovation of the “UT Extension Department”

UIL contestants in 1925


The history of CIE can be traced through the lives touched by our many programs and services. Perhaps no other program initiated by CIE has touched more lives than the University Interscholastic League (UIL). Learn how UIL got its start on our campus.

CIE celebrates centennial


Since its inception in 1910, CIE has opened the doors of The University of Texas at Austin to anyone with a desire to learn. Our students, faculty and staff have filled the last 100 years with stories of great determination, personal sacrifice, joyful accomplishment, and rich discovery.

An Auspicious Sign

Halley's comet was a sign of things to come for CIE students in Texas and around the world.


In 1910, Continuing and Innovative Education (CIE) was created by the university's Board of Regents “to make the university more useful to the people of Texas.” That same year Halley's Comet was seen from Earth for the first time in 75 years and photographed for the very first time, perhaps signaling the imminent impact CIE would have on Texas and the world.