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$1.5 Million Gift Will Create Chair in Undergraduate Studies at The University of Texas at Austin

Tom and Jeanie Carter of Houston have pledged $1.5 million to benefit the School of Undergraduate Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. The bequest will ultimately create the Thomas L. and Eugenia G. Carter Chair in Undergraduate Studies, which will be held by the school’s dean.

A Report to the Commission of 125 and The University of Texas at Austin Community

A Report to the Commission of 125 and The University of Texas at Austin Community

William Powers Jr. President The University of Texas at Austin I have never been prouder to be a Longhorn, with thousands of students, faculty, alumni, and friends around the world who continue their strong support for the University they love and cherish. I can’t thank each of you individually, but I do need to recognize…   » Continue Reading

University of Texas at Austin President William Powers Jr. to Deliver Speech on May 9

Event: Address by William Powers Jr., president of The University of Texas at Austin, on the university's progress on undergraduate curriculum reform, teaching effectiveness, operational efficiency and research. When: Monday, May 9, at 11 a.m. Where: Auditorium of the new Student Activity Center at 2201 Speedway Background: The President's Office has received many inquiries from…   » Continue Reading

Kedra Ishop Appointed Vice Provost and Director of Admissions at The University of Texas at Austin

Kedra Ishop Appointed Vice Provost and Director of Admissions at The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Kedra Ishop has been appointed vice provost and director of admissions at The University of Texas at Austin.

Libraries and Google Amend Book Search Agreement

The University of Texas Libraries announces an amendment of its agreement with Google Inc. to create digital copies of books from the Libraries' collections.

University announces $3 billion drive to strengthen national competitiveness, global impact

University announces $3 billion drive to strengthen national competitiveness, global impact

The Campaign for Texas: Someday people with Type 1 diabetes will be able to replace their insulin shots with pills. Someday doctors will be able to target cancer cells directly without exposing patients' entire bodies to harmful radiation. Someday a vaccine will have the power to render powerless the deadly Ebola virus. Someday paramedics will be able to diagnose a heart attack with a single drop of saliva. This vision of someday brought to you by The University of Texas at Austin.

The University of Texas at Austin Announces $3 Billion Capital Campaign

The University of Texas at Austin today (Oct. 17) announced an eight-year capital campaign to raise $3 billion.

The University of Texas at Austin Establishes New School of Undergraduate Studies

The University of Texas at Austin has established a new School of Undergraduate Studies as a college-level academic unit reporting to the executive vice president and provost.

University of Texas at Austin Adopts Campus Sustainability Policy

The University of Texas at Austin has adopted a Campus Sustainability Policy to integrate sustainability in academic programs, operations, campus planning, administration and outreach, becoming one of the first Texas public higher education institutions to introduce such a rigorous plan, President William Powers Jr. has announced.