Former Chancellors

Former Chancellors
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The Honorable James Pinckney Hart
Elected Chancellor July 24, 1950
Resigned January 1, 1954

Dr. Logan Wilson
Elected President of the System September 18, 1954
Elected Chancellor September 1, 1960
Resigned June 30, 1961

Dr. Harry Huntt Ransom
Elected Chancellor June 30, 1961
Resigned as Chancellor January 1, 1971 and appointed Chancellor Emeritus January 1, 1971
(From July 1, 1963 through November 1, 1967 Chancellor Ransom was also President of the Main University in Austin)

Dr. Charles A. LeMaistre
Elected Chancellor January 1, 1971
Resigned as Chancellor July 31, 1978 and became President of The University of Texas System Cancer Center August 1, 1978
(Retired as President of The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center August 31, 1996)
Appointed Chancellor Emeritus August 21, 2014  

Mr. E. Don Walker
Appointed Acting Chancellor August 1, 1978
Elected Chancellor October 19, 1978
Resigned August 31, 1984
Appointed Chancellor Emeritus September 1, 1985 

Dr. Hans M. Mark
Appointed Chancellor-Elect May 30, 1984
Elected Chancellor September 1, 1984
Resigned August 31, 1992
Appointed Chancellor Emeritus August 21, 2014  

Dr. William H. Cunningham
Appointed Chancellor-Elect April 9, 1992
Elected Chancellor September 1, 1992
Resigned May 31, 2000

Mr. R. D. Burck
Appointed Interim Chancellor June 1, 2000
Appointed Chancellor-Elect November 15, 2000
Elected Chancellor December 6, 2000
Resigned July 31, 2002

Mr. Mark G. Yudof
Appointed Chancellor June 21, 2002
Began Serving as Chancellor on August 1, 2002
Appointed Special Advisor to the Chancellor May 1, 2008 (following appointment as President of The University of California)
Resigned June 15, 2008

Dr. Kenneth I. Shine
Appointed Interim Chancellor May 1, 2008
(Returned to Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs February 2, 2009 when Dr. Francisco G. Cigarroa began serving as Chancellor.)

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