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Davis Named to UT System Academy

Patrick Davis

Dr. Patrick Davis, senior associate dean for academic affairs, has been named a member of The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers.

Davis is one of six educators from UT Austin named to the honor. The Austin faculty members, along with six educators from other UT System institutions, make up the academy's first class.

The UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers was created to recognize outstanding educators at the system's nine academic institutions. Members of the academy will serve as a system-level advocacy group dedicated to enhancing teaching, fostering innovation in the classroom and promoting interdisciplinary perspectives on education.

"Great teachers are so critical to the success of students, and we are fortunate that the best teachers in the world work for University of Texas institutions," said Pedro Reyes, executive vice chancellor for academic affairs and a professor in the College of Education.

UT Austin members include: 

The recognized professors have won numerous teaching awards at UT Austin and are members of the university's own Academy of Distinguished Teachers that was established in 1995.

Last Reviewed: May 16, 2013

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