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Rule 40601: Institutions Comprising The University of Texas System

Rule 40601: Institutions Comprising The University of Texas System

Details

Series: 
40000: Academic Issues
Who should know: 
Administrators
Responsible Offices: 
Board of Regents
Date Approved: 
December 10, 2004
Date Last Amended: 
September 1, 2016

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)

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 of the 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.

Definitions

None

Amended Log

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

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