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The University of Texas System appears to have set a new enrollment record for the fall semester. KUT’s Becky Fogel reports the increase comes amid a slight decline in graduate and undergraduate enrollment nationwide. UT System Chancellor JB Milliken says if you think enrollment is only up because there's an influx of freshmen, you'd be wrong. For one thing, there are more students transferring from community colleges. CHANCELLOR MILLIKEN: “And we're seeing an increase in early college high school programs as well, where… Continue reading →

- The EdUp Experience Podcast

UT System Chancellor Milliken discussed the challenges and opportunities in leading a statewide university system, his experience at several major public institutions and how the UT System is helping meet the needs and generate opportunity for Texas’s growing and diversifying population.

- TribFest 2022

Chancellor Milliken joined University of California System President Michael V. Drake and Texas Tribune founder Evan Smith to discuss the state of public higher education and what it takes to serve the nation’s two most populous states during the 2022 TribFest.

- Austin

Today we celebrate the legacy of one of our nation’s most influential leaders. In doing so, we should consider the ways, large and small, we can build upon the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  As a pastor and a civil rights advocate, Dr. King’s life continues to inspire people across the United States and around the world. He led by example, standing alongside the oppressed, and personally championing the policies and practices that provide opportunities to all. Through his faithful commitment to social improvement, human dignity, and… Continue reading →

- Laredo, Texas

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Welcome, everyone, and thank you for joining us for this celebration.  Today is a very special day, as we dedicate the UT Education and Research Center at Laredo and expand UT’s mission to support this community and its students.  Today, three UT institutions are joining forces to create a center for training and education in some of the most vital health care fields we need to support all Texans.

We are pleased to have many guests with us today, and I especially want to acknowledge the high school… Continue reading →

- El Paso

There are many ways to measure the impact of a life, and they are often insufficient.   This is especially true of someone who lived a life with the impact that Diana Natalicio had.   There are, of course, many of the usual ways to quantify the Diana’s impact --- growth in access and enrollment, UTEP’s impressive research growth, the economic impact of this vital campus—but I am convinced her most enduring legacy will be in the hearts and minds of not only the students, faculty, staff, and community members who she impacted, and there are… Continue reading →

- Austin
- Austin