A student-driven initiative has come one big step closer to fruition with the hire of a new leader. Her first task? To begin plans for a premier facility where employers will interview and recruit The University of Texas at Austin’s best and brightest.
Lawrence (Larry) Abraham, associate dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies at The University of Texas at Austin, has been appointed interim dean of the school, effective Sept. 1. Provost Steven Leslie said the appointment follows a recent announcement by the school’s dean, Dr. Paul Woodruff, that he will step down from his post on… » Continue Reading
Paul Woodruff, inaugural dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies since 2006, announced this week that he plans to step down from his post, effective Aug. 31. An interim dean will be named in the coming weeks, and a national search will be held for a new dean.
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.
As part of a campus-wide effort to better coordinate and expand services for undergraduates, the School of Undergraduate Studies (UGS) is pleased to welcome its newest addition, the Sanger Learning and Career Center.
Texas Senator Leticia Van de Putte will be the first of six prominent individuals offering their thoughts on leadership from the perspectives of politics, history, ethics, philanthropy, business and athletics as part of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs' inaugural Leadership Lecture Series, beginning Oct. 13.
The Division of Instructional Innovation and Assessment at The University of Texas at Austin will be renamed the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), effective Aug. 16, as part of an initiative by Executive Vice President and Provost Steven Leslie to strengthen the division's role in supporting educational excellence.
Government professors Thomas and Lorraine Pangle have been named co-directors of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Study of Core Texts and Ideas, College of Liberal Arts Dean Randy L. Diehl announced this week. The husband and wife team took over as interim leaders of the college’s Western Civilization program last December. With strong support from the program’s steering committee, they spent most of this year developing the Jefferson Center, which grew out of the Western Civilization program.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Reaffirms Accreditation of The University of Texas at Austin until 2018
The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) announced today (Dec. 9) during its 113th annual meeting that it has reaffirmed the accreditation of The University of Texas at Austin. The university is accredited until its next review in 2018.
New Signature Course Seminar Rooms Created at The University of Texas at Austin’s Life Science Library
The alcoves in the lobby area of the Life Science Library in the Main Building of The University of Texas at Austin have been transformed into Signature Course classrooms and will bring first-year teaching into the heart of the university's Tower.