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Regents Approve New Name for University Residence Hall and Park

Acting on the recommendation of University of Texas at Austin President William Powers Jr., The University of Texas System Board of Regents today (Thursday) unanimously approved the new name of a residence hall and park on the university's campus.

University of Texas at Austin President Will Propose Removal of Simkins Name from Residence Hall

William Powers Jr., president of The University of Texas at Austin, will propose to the University of Texas System Board of Regents the removal of the name from the university's Simkins Residence Hall, endorsing a recommendation by a 21-member advisory group, it was announced today (July 9).

Two Public Forums to Discuss Renaming of Simkins Residence Hall

EVENT: Public forums to gather comment on the renaming of Simkins Residence Hall, sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin Student Government and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. WHEN: June 22, 4-6 p.m.; June 28, noon-2 p.m. WHERE: June 22: Main Building, Room 212; June 28: San Jacinto Hall Multipurpose Room (Room…   » Continue Reading