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UT Austin Tops Another Global List, Ranks No. 39 Among World’s Best Universities

The University of Texas of Austin is the 39th best university in the world and 28th best in the U.S., according to the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) compiled by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

ConocoPhillips Donates More Than $1 Million to The University of Texas at Austin

ConocoPhillips continued its commitment to funding higher education at The University of Texas at Austin yesterday with a contribution of $1.185 million.

UT Austin President Powers Participates in White House Meeting on College Opportunity

University of Texas at Austin president Bill Powers is joining President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and other university presidents today at a White House forum on increasing educational opportunities for low-income and disadvantaged students.

Statement from UT Austin President Bill Powers on the Loss of Philanthropist Harold Simmons

Statement from UT Austin President Bill Powers on the Loss of Philanthropist Harold Simmons

UT Austin President Powers Meets with Congressional Leaders on Sequestration

University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers and other higher education officials will meet today with congressional leaders to discuss federal sequestration’s damaging effect on university research and possible solutions as Congress negotiates spending levels for 2014. 

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.

UT Austin President Powers to Address San Angelo Texas Exes

University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will speak at a meeting of the San Angelo chapter of the Texas Exes, the university's alumni association.

UT Austin President Bill Powers to Speak at SXSW Interactive 2013

Making his first appearance at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival, University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will make the case on Saturday, March 9, for the research institution as a partner and driver of innovation in this transitioning economy.

UT Austin Can Cut Costs and Generate Revenue to Support Education

The University of Texas at Austin could generate as much as $490 million in savings and new revenue over a decade while enhancing its excellence in teaching and research, according to a report submitted by private sector experts who have reviewed university operations.

The Native American Male Experience in Higher Education to be Discussed

Event: The Sweatt Symposium - “Awareness to Action: The Native American Male Experience” When: Wednesday, April 11, 5 p.m. (reception), 6 p.m. (panel discussion) Where: Benson Library Conference Room, Sid Richardson Hall Unit 1, 2315 Red River St. Background: Early in 2010 the College Board Advocacy & Policy Center issued “The Educational Crisis Facing Young…   » Continue Reading