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UT System Regents to meet Saturday

Thursday, December 1, 2016

AUSTIN — The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting via telephone conference call at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St. in Austin.

Committee appointed to assist with search for UT San Antonio president

Thursday, November 17, 2016

AUSTIN—A committee that includes UT San Antonio alumni, faculty and staff will help advise The University of Texas System Board of Regents on the selection of UTSA’s next president, Regents’ Chairman Paul L. Foster announced today.

The UT San Antonio presidential search advisory committee will make recommendations on possible successors to Ricardo Romo, Ph.D., who announced his plans to retire as president at the end of the spring 2017 semester.

U.S. Army Research Laboratory announces establishment of ARL South at UT

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

ADELPHI, Md.—The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is partnering with The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Texas System in an expansion of its open campus initiative, establishing ARL South on the campus of UT Austin.

UT Permian Basin Presidential Search Advisory Committee named

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

AUSTIN— A committee to advise The University of Texas System Board of Regents on the selection of a president for UT Permian Basin was announced today by Regents’ Chairman Paul L. Foster.

UT System reprioritizes funding to support Strategic Plan

Thursday, November 10, 2016

AUSTIN—The University of Texas System will repurpose $41.3 million in previously-approved funding to support the System’s Strategic Plan — a blueprint designed to help UT institutions achieve their goals. 

Under the reallocation approved by the Board of Regents Thursday, the money will be shifted from existing System projects and initiatives to institution-based programs and collaborations that aim to make Texas stronger, smarter and healthier. 

Regents approve PUF proceeds for capital projects, including first-of-its-kind collaboration

Thursday, November 10, 2016

AUSTIN—The University of Texas System Board of Regents today approved $392.2 million from Permanent University Fund bonds as a source of funding for nine capital projects at UT academic and health institutions. 

Michael Tidwell officially named president of The University of Texas at Tyler

Thursday, November 10, 2016

AUSTIN—The University of Texas System Board of Regents named Michael V. Tidwell, Ph.D., the next president of The University of Texas at Tyler. Tidwell, currently the dean of Eastern Michigan University’s College of Business, will begin his new role leading UT Tyler on Jan. 1, 2017.

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UTIMCO reports increased performance for 2016

Thursday, November 10, 2016

AUSTIN—Endowments benefiting institutions in The University of Texas System and Texas A&M University System posted a 3.94 percent return for the fiscal year ending Aug. 31.

In a report to the UT System Board of Regents today, Mark Warner, interim CEO and Chief Investment Officer for the University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO), highlighted the 3.94 percent return for the Permanent University Fund, as well as a 4.03 percent return for the General Endowment Fund. The General Endowment Fund includes the Long Term Fund and the Permanent Health Fund.

UT System Regents to meet Nov. 9-10

Friday, November 4, 2016

AUSTIN — The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 9-10, in Austin. The meeting will be held on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St.

The agenda book and links to the live webcast for the meeting are posted online. Parking for news media is available at the guard kiosk on Colorado Street between 6th and 7th streets.

Two UT institutions take “quantum leap” for cancer care

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

SAN ANTONIO—When Chancellor William McRaven announced his “Quantum Leaps” a year ago, he wanted UT institutions to collaborate like never before in order to make Texas the strongest, smartest and healthiest state possible.

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio and UT MD Anderson Cancer Center have risen to the challenge.

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