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UT Regents name Howard Berk to UTIMCO Board

AUSTIN, TX (May 26, 2023) – The UT System Board of Regents approved a recommendation by Chairman Kevin Eltife and UTIMCO Chairman Rad Weaver to name Howard Berk as a new external director to The University of Texas/Texas A&M Investment Management Company board to fill a spot vacated by Robert Gauntt. Governor Greg Abbott recently appointed Gauntt to serve on the UT System Board of Regents.

It’s official: Jochen Reiser appointed by UT Regents as next president of The University of Texas Medical Branch

AUSTIN, TX – The University of Texas System Board of Regents today appointed Jochen Reiser, MD, PhD, as the next president of The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in a special called board meeting. Reiser was named sole finalist for the position on April 27, as Texas law requires a 21-day waiting period between the time a sole finalist is selected and can be officially appointed.

MEDIA ADVISORY: UT System Board of Regents to meet on May 3-4

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet on May 3-4, 2023. The meeting will take place on the second floor of the UT System Building, 210 W. 7th St. in Austin.

University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers to induct four new members

AUSTIN, TX (May 2, 2023) The University of Texas System’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers — the only system-wide university teaching academy in the United States — will induct four new faculty members honored for their commitment to excellence as teachers, mentors and leaders.

As Academy Fellows, the new members will join other outstanding faculty members from all eight UT academic institutions in serving as advisors to UT System leaders and in working to improve the quality of teaching, promote innovation and share educational initiatives across the state.

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