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Second Task Force on Enrollment Strategy Recommends Improving Time to Graduation

The University of Texas at Austin's Second Task Force on Enrollment Strategy has presented a report to William Powers Jr., president of the university, recommending a requirement that would limit to 10 semesters the time for students to complete a baccalaureate degree, while also recommending initiatives and services to help students graduate in a timely…   » Continue Reading

Convocation Speakers at The University of Texas at Austin Include Philanthropists, Public Officials, Educators, Journalists

A prominent civil rights advocate, a Texas newspaper publisher, a federal appeals court judge and the chairman of the Board of Regents for the University of Texas System are among the speakers scheduled for convocation ceremonies at The University of Texas at Austin, May 16 and 17.

A Presidential Commission on the Role of The University of Texas at Austin in the 21st Century

Twice before, the university has established commissions to help chart its strategic course. The first was formed in 1957 and was called the Committee of 75, a reflection of the university's 75th anniversary. The second, called the Centennial Commission, was formed in 1981 as a part of a year-long celebration of the university's centennial. In…   » Continue Reading