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UT System submits brief to Attorney General’s Office

Monday, May 4, 2015

Board of Regents Actions, General, UT System Administration, UT System Administration

AUSTIN—The University of Texas Board of Regents voted 8-0 today to submit a brief to the Texas Attorney General’s Office in response to a request for an opinion submitted by private counsel on behalf of Regent Wallace Hall. Regent Hall abstained from the vote.  

UT System Regents to meet Monday

Friday, May 1, 2015

Board of Regents Meetings, UT System Administration

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting by telephone conference call on Monday, May 4, in Austin.

The agenda book for the meeting is available online.

The Board will convene in open session at 8 a.m. and immediately recess to executive session to discuss legal and personnel matters. The Board will reconvene in open session at approximately 8:45 a.m. to consider action, if any, on executive session agenda items.

UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers inducts four new members

Thursday, April 30, 2015

UT Austin, UT Brownsville, UT El Paso, General, UT San Antonio

Four outstanding educators were inducted into The UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers Wednesday night.

Created to recognize exceptional educators at UT’s nine academic institutions, the Academy serves as a System-level advocacy group dedicated to enhancing teaching, fostering innovation in the classroom, and promoting interdisciplinary perspectives on education.

Fenves officially named president of UT Austin

Monday, April 20, 2015

Board of Regents Actions, Board of Regents Meetings, UT Austin, Education, Presidents

Gregory L. FenvesGregory L. FenvesAUSTIN—The University of Texas System Board of Regents has named Gregory L. Fenves the next president of The University of Texas at Austin. Fenves will assume the role leading the UT System’s flagship university on June 3.

The regents approved the appointment at a special called board meeting Monday, April 20. Fenves was selected as sole finalist for the position at a Board of Regents meeting last month.

UT System Regents to meet Monday

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Board of Regents Meetings

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting by telephone conference call on Monday, April 20, in Austin.

The agenda book for the meeting is available online.

The Board will convene in open session at 9 a.m. and immediately recess to executive session to discuss legal and personnel matters, including consideration of the appointment of Gregory L. Fenves as president of The University of Texas at Austin.

UT System top academic leader to step down

Thursday, April 9, 2015

General, UT System Administration

AUSTIN – Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Pedro Reyes, Ph.D., a long-time champion for student success, is stepping down to return to full-time teaching and research at The University of Texas at Austin.

UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers releases book, announces new inductees

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Education, General

Little Orange BookLittle Orange BookAUSTIN – Every day, students across Texas, the United States and the world step onto university campuses looking to find their passion, expand their knowledge and ultimately pursue their dreams.

Many are in need of guidance, some inspiration and others a partner with which to collaborate.

UT System Regents to meet Wednesday

Monday, April 6, 2015

Board of Regents Meetings

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting by telephone conference call on Wednesday, April 8, in Austin.

The agenda book for the meeting is available online.

The Board will convene in open session at 3 p.m. to discuss one agenda item and may recess to executive session, if needed, to discuss legal and personnel matters. The meeting is expected to adjourn at about 3:45 p.m.

Lynda Chin, M.D., to lead UT System’s new health care transformation initiative

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Chancellor, Health & Medical Education, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

AUSTIN – Renowned physician scientist Lynda Chin, M.D., will join The University of Texas System as its associate vice chancellor for health transformation and chief innovation officer for health affairs, Chancellor William H. McRaven announced today.

Fenves named finalist for president of The University of Texas at Austin

Friday, March 27, 2015

Board of Regents Actions, Board of Regents Meetings, UT Austin, Presidents

AUSTIN—The University of Texas System Board of Regents has named Gregory L. Fenves the sole finalist for the presidency of The University of Texas at Austin.

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