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Powers Touts Student Successes, Vision for Higher Education in Annual Speech

University of Texas at Austin students who have enrolled since the university launched its efforts to increase four-year graduation rates are taking more classes, passing at higher rates and dropping out at a lower rate than their predecessors, President Bill Powers said today.

President Powers’ State of the University Address Sept. 17 Highlights 125th Anniversary of The University of Texas at Austin

The 125th anniversary of the opening of The University of Texas at Austin in 1883 will be celebrated in mid-September with commemorative activities, including a traditional President's State of the University Address, a report on ongoing and new initiatives of the university's administration.