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‘Relentless’ Pursuit of Mission Will Keep UT Austin a Top University, Says Powers in His Final State of University Address

‘Relentless’ Pursuit of Mission Will Keep UT Austin a Top University, Says Powers in His Final State of University Address

In his ninth and final State of the University address, President Bill Powers pointed to The University of Texas at Austin’s achievements as a model for higher education reform across the nation, citing improvements in the undergraduate curriculum, online teaching, student success and graduation rates, and the creation of a new type of medical school.

Powers Calls for Collaboration in Solving Higher Ed Crisis; Cites UT’s Mission in Bettering Society

Powers Calls for Collaboration in Solving Higher Ed Crisis; Cites UT’s Mission in Bettering Society

Editor's note: The President's State of the University Address will air again on the Longhorn Network Sunday, Sept. 18 at 5:30 p.m. Challenging both critics and supporters to “heal our divided house,” University of Texas at Austin President William Powers Jr. today reaffirmed the power of higher education to educate citizens, discover new knowledge and…   » Continue Reading

Powers to Present Address on State of the University at The University of Texas at Austin Wednesday, Sept. 15

William Powers Jr., president of The University of Texas at Austin, will deliver his fifth President's State of the University Address at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 15, providing a report on ongoing and new initiatives of the university's administration and highlighting accomplishments of the university as it celebrates its 127th birthday.