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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.

National March of Dimes president to keynote UT System conference on maternal and infant health

Thursday, October 27, 2016

AUSTIN— Jennifer Howse, Ph.D., president of March of Dimes, will keynote Healthy Beginnings 2016, a two-day educational conference for perinatal health professionals in Texas. The conference will be held Nov. 15-16 and is being hosted by the Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies (TCHMB), a joint initiative of The University of Texas System and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

UT System saves more than $18 million in one financial move

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Morgan Stanley digital ticker in Times SquareMorgan Stanley digital ticker in Times SquareAUSTIN—The University of Texas System Office of Finance executed a refinancing of debt on Tuesday that saved the State of Texas more than $18 million, prompting a shout-out on Morgan Stanley’s digital ticker in the heart of Times Square in New York City.

UTIMCO Board of Directors appoints interim CEO, launches process to select next leader

Thursday, October 13, 2016

AUSTIN – The Board of Directors for the University of Texas Investment Management Co. voted unanimously Thursday to select Mark Warner as its interim chief executive officer and chief investment officer.

Tidwell named finalist for president of The University of Texas at Tyler

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

AUSTIN — The University of Texas System Board of Regents named Michael V. Tidwell, currently the dean of Eastern Michigan University’s College of Business, as the sole finalist for the presidency of The University of Texas at Tyler.

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UTIMCO CEO steps down

Monday, October 10, 2016

AUSTIN—Bruce Zimmerman, who has overseen the endowment benefitting The University of Texas System and The Texas A&M System for nearly a decade, has announced his resignation.

UT System Regents to meet Tuesday

Friday, October 7, 2016

AUSTIN — The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St.

The Board will meet in executive session for UT Tyler president candidate interviews and the possible naming of finalist(s) in open session.

The Board will also meet in open session to consider other agenda items.

The meeting is expected to adjourn at about 4:10 p.m.

UT System’s Chin to help guide policy on global health

Thursday, October 6, 2016

AUSTIN— Lynda Chin, M.D., the UT System’s chief innovation officer for health affairs, has been appointed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to a committee that will help guide U.S. policy on global health.

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