Rule 40601: Institutions Comprising The University of Texas System

1.  Title

Institutions Comprising The University of Texas System 

2.  Rule and Regulation

Sec. 1  Official Titles of institutions.   The U. T. System is composed of the institutions set forth below. To ensure uniformity and consistency of usage throughout the U. T. System, the institutions shall be listed in the following order and the following titles (short form of title follows) shall be used:

1.1  The University of Texas System Board of Regents (U. T. System Board of Regents)

1.2  The University of Texas System Administration (U. T. System Administration)

1.3   Academic Institutions of the U. T. System are:

(a) The University of Texas at Arlington (U. T. Arlington)

(b) The University of Texas at Austin (U. T. Austin)

(c) The University of Texas at Dallas (U. T. Dallas)

(d) The University of Texas at El Paso (U. T. El Paso)

(e) The University of Texas Permian Basin (U. T. Permian Basin)

(f) The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (U. T. Rio Grande Valley)

(g) The University of Texas at San Antonio (U. T. San Antonio)

(h) The University of Texas at Tyler (U. T. Tyler)

1.4  Health Institutions of the U. T. System are:

(a) The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (U. T. Southwestern Medical Center)

(b) The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (U. T. Medical Branch - Galveston)

(c) The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (U. T. Health Science Center - Houston)

(d) The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (U. T. Health Science Center - San Antonio)

(e) The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center (U. T. M. D. Anderson Cancer Center)

(f) The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (U. T. Health Science Center - Tyler)

Sec. 2  Other Entities Within an Institution.

2.1  The establishment of a college or school requires approval by the Board of Regents, upon recommendation of the president, the appropriate Executive Vice Chancellor, the Deputy Chancellor, and the Chancellor.

2.2  The establishment of a department or similar academic unit requires approval by the appropriate Executive Vice Chancellor, upon the recommendation of the president.

2.3  Approval of the naming of a college, school, department, and other entity in honor of a donor or other individual shall be according to Regents’ Rule 80307.

2.4  A nonsubstantive change to the name of an established college, school, or department shall be approved by the appropriate Executive Vice Chancellor.

3.  Definitions

None

4.  Relevant Federal and State Statutes 

Texas Education Code Section 65.11 – Board of Regents 
Texas Education Code Section 65.02 – Organization

5.  Relevant System Policies, Procedures, and Forms 

List of Colleges and Schools 

6.  Who Should Know 

Administrators

7.  System Administration Office(s) Responsible for Rule 

Office of the Board of Regents 
Office of Academic Affairs 
Office of Health Affairs 

8.  Dates Approved or Amended 

November 15, 2018
Editorial amendment to reflect abolition of U. T. Brownsville made
     September 1, 2016 
February 11, 2016 
Editorial amendment to Sec. 1.14(c) made December 2, 2015 
November 5, 2015 
Editorial amendments to reflect changes in status of U. T. Brownsville and
     U. T. Pan American made September 1, 2015 
May 14, 2015 
Editorial amendments to Sec. 1.10 (UTRGV) made March 25, 2015 
February 12, 2015 
November 6, 2014 
Editorial amendment to Sec. 1.6 made October 28, 2014 
August 21, 2014 
May 15, 2014 
Editorial amendment to add the U. T. Austin Dell Medical School,
     approved by the Board on December 6, 2012, to 1.4(o) made
     March 28, 2014 
February 6, 2014 
December 12, 2013 (addition of UTRGV) 
Editorial amendment to Section 1.11(f) made October 7, 2013 
August 22, 2013 
May 9, 2013 
February 14, 2013 
Editorial amendment to Section 1.17 made August 17, 2012 
Editorial amendment to Section 1.8 made July 24, 2012 
February 18, 2011 
November 11, 2010 
Editorial amendment made May 28, 2010, to reflect creation of the
     School of Undergraduate Studies at U. T. Austin in May 2008
     (see November 12, 2008, Academic Affairs Committee Item 3) 
May 13, 2010 
February 5, 2010 
August 14, 2008 
March 26, 2008 
November 16, 2006 
December 10, 2004 

9.  Contact Information 

Questions or comments regarding this Rule should be directed to: 
•  bor@utsystem.edu