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Fenves named finalist for president of The University of Texas at Austin

Friday, March 27, 2015

Board of Regents Actions, Board of Regents Meetings, UT Austin, Presidents

AUSTIN—The University of Texas System Board of Regents has named Gregory L. Fenves the sole finalist for the presidency of The University of Texas at Austin.

UT Board of Regents to hold meeting Friday

Monday, March 23, 2015

Board of Regents Meetings, UT Austin

AUSTIN – The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special meeting by telephone conference call on Friday, March 27.

The agenda book for the meeting is available online

The Board will convene in open session at 8:30 a.m. and immediately recess to executive session to discuss legal and personnel matters, including the UT Austin presidential search.

Chairman Foster thanks outgoing regents, welcomes new board members

Thursday, March 12, 2015

UT System Administration, UT System Administration

Paul Foster, chairman of The University of Texas System Board of Regents, thanked Vice Chairman Gene Powell, Regent Bobby Stillwell and Vice Chairman Steve Hicks for their service over the past six years and welcomed new regents David Beck and Sara Martinez Tucker to the board in a statement on Thursday.

UT Board of Regents interviews candidates for UT Austin presidency

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Board of Regents Meetings, UT Austin

AUSTIN – The University of Texas System Board of Regents and Chancellor William H. McRaven met today to interview candidates to succeed William C. Powers as president of The University of Texas at Austin. Powers will step down in June after serving a nine-year tenure.

Innovation, technology collide at UT System SXSW event

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

UT Austin, General, UT Medical Branch at Galveston, UT Health Science Center at Houston, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT System Administration

AUSTIN – Brilliant minds, pioneering research and innovative technology will be on display March 14 at University of Texas System Future Finders, an official South by Southwest Interactive event.

UT System to debut new learning platform at SXSWedu

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

General

AUSTIN – The University of Texas System’s Institute for Transformational Learning will introduce TEx – a groundbreaking new learning platform – at SXSWedu, which will take place in Austin, Texas March 9-12. TEx, which stands for Total Educational Experience, is an engaging, mobile-first learning environment developed to support competency-based initiatives across the UT System.

UT System Regents to meet Wednesday

Friday, February 27, 2015

Board of Regents Meetings

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting on Wednesday, March 4, in Austin. The meeting will be held on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St.

The agenda book for the meeting is available online

The Board will convene in open session at 8:30 a.m. and immediately recess to executive session to discuss legal and personnel matters, including discussion and appropriate action related to the UT Austin presidential search.

UT System initiative on the path to “jump-start” brain research

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Research

The UT System Neuroscience and Neurotechnology Institute, created just six months ago with $20 million in funding from the Board of Regents, is now accepting applications for $100,000 seed grants.

Up to $5 million will be awarded to jump-start research that will dramatically advance research of the human brain and help UT researchers compete for federal and private grants.

McRaven forms committee of distinguished former UT leaders to study admissions

Monday, February 16, 2015

UT Austin, Chancellor

The University of Texas System Chancellor William H. McRaven announced today that he is forming a committee to study the recommendations offered by Kroll Associates in the review of admissions practices at UT Austin.

Task force on intellectual property issues recommendations

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Board of Regents Actions, Board of Regents Meetings

AUSTIN – The University of Texas System will work to foster academic-industry partnerships and establish a culture of entrepreneurship and creativity while also advancing and protecting intellectual property rights.

The Task Force on Intellectual Property Issues presented several recommendations to the Board of Regents Wednesday to ensure that UT institutions continue to play a leading role in discovery and innovation in the state, nation and world.

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