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UT Mourns the Loss of Jack S. Blanton

UT Mourns the Loss of Jack S. Blanton

Jack Sawtelle Blanton, a leader in the energy industry, philanthropy and higher education, died in Houston on Dec. 28 at the age of 86. The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin was named in his honor in 1997.

UT President Powers Elected to Chair Association of American Universities

University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers has been elected as chair of the Association of American Universities, adding to his role as a national leader in addressing the key challenges facing higher education.