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McRaven sends letter to Gov. Abbott regarding guns on campus legislation

Thursday, January 29, 2015

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Chancellor Bill McRaven has sent a letter to Governor Greg Abbott regarding legislation relating to the presence of concealed handguns on university campuses. The letter was also delivered to Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and House Speaker Joe Straus.

The letter outlines Chancellor McRaven’s concerns about the presence of concealed handguns on campuses of institutions of higher education and reiterates issues former Chancellor Cigarroa shared in letters to former Governor Rick Perry in 2011 and 2013 when the matter was also before the Texas Legislature.

Statement from Chairman Foster on AG’s Law School Foundation report

Friday, January 16, 2015

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The Board of Regents appreciates the hard work and attention of the Office of the Attorney General in its review of the issues related to the relationship between the UT Austin Law School and the Law School Foundation. The report identifies areas for improvement related to transparency, alignment of university and foundation missions, and compliance with records production. The problems highlighted in the Attorney General’s report have been or will be addressed.

Statement from Chancellor McRaven on visit to South Texas

Friday, January 16, 2015

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This week I traveled to Brownsville, Edinburg and Harlingen for a series of very enlightening meetings with administrative, faculty, staff and student leaders of the new University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, including its medical school.  I was awestruck by the exceptional quality, speed and extraordinary diligence and detail with which the institution is taking shape, as well as the cohesiveness and determination of all involved to open the doors of what may be the nation’s second largest Hispanic-serving institution, only sev

Prototype Open House Tour Registration Now Open!

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Happy New Year! We’re excited to share our new prototype space with you and gather your feedback on furniture and workspace configurations. Please join us for a tour next week.

Formal tours begin every 30 minutes and include:

Save the Dates: Workspace Prototype Tours

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Over the holiday break, our facilities team will deconstruct a portion of office space located in Lavaca Plaza and begin constructing a prototype space designed to illustrate what a section of our new building might look like. From workspace configuration to furniture design options, this is an opportunity for you to help us create a fresh, mordern work enviroment for our new headquarters.

Public invited to offer input, nominations for UT Austin president

Monday, November 17, 2014

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AUSTIN – Members of the public may submit nominations for the next president of the University of Texas at Austin via a UT System website launched today, Board of Regents Chairman Paul L. Foster announced.

The website also provides a tentative timeline for the search process and gives the public the opportunity to offer comments about the successor to UT Austin President Bill Powers, who announced he will step down June 5, 2015.

Statement from Chairman Paul Foster, Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Pedro Reyes

Friday, November 14, 2014

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The University of Texas System Board of Regents and the UT System administration fully support President Guy Bailey in his recommendation to make the “Vaqueros” the athletic nickname for The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

UTIMCO reports strong performance for 2014

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

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EL PASO – Endowments benefiting institutions in The University of Texas System and Texas A&M University System posted a 15.1 percent return for the fiscal year ending Aug. 31, keeping on trend with a decade of positive performance by The University of Texas Investment Management Company, the entity that manages endowments for the two largest public higher education systems in the state.

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UTRGV poised to be the nation’s top producer of Hispanic graduates

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

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UT Pan American has been recognized for awarding more degrees to Hispanics than nearly any other university in the U.S.

AUSTIN – For the second year in a row, The University of Texas-Pan American ranks No. 4 in the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics nationwide according to an annual report published in October by Diverse Issues in Higher Education. UTPA also ranked No. 6 in the number of graduate degrees across all disciplines awarded to Hispanics.     

Number of UT students using Blackboard's MyEdu solution on the rise

Monday, November 3, 2014

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AUSTIN – MyEdu, the technology platform that helps University of Texas students create an academic roadmap and connect with jobs and internships, has seen a steady increase in users since its January acquisition by Blackboard, a global leader in education-related technology and solutions.

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