Following is a statement from University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers regarding today’s Supreme Court ruling in the case of Fisher versus University of Texas at Austin. The ruling relates to the use of ethnicity as one factor in determining college admissions.
Gretchen Ritter, vice provost for undergraduate education and faculty governance at The University of Texas at Austin, will be leaving the university to serve as the first female dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University. "I am pleased and excited to be returning to Cornell, my alma mater, but I will… » Continue Reading
Professors Janet Ellzey and Gretchen Ritter Appointed Vice Provosts at The University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Gretchen Ritter, a professor of government and a fellow of the Alma Madden Professorship at The University of Texas at Austin, and Dr. Janet Ellzey, professor of mechanical engineering and assistant dean for international engineering education, have been appointed vice provosts at The University of Texas at Austin, Provost Steven Leslie said Tuesday.