UT System Regents to meet Feb. 10-11

Friday, February 5, 2016

GALVESTON — The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 10-11, in Galveston. The meeting will be held at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston’s Research Building 6 at Market and 9th Street, room 1.206.

The agenda book and links to the live webcast for the meeting are posted online. Parking for news media is available in the Plaza parking garage at Mechanic Street and 6th Street.

Pairing
News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler: kadler@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)
Ken Ma: kma@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4778 (direct) • 954-621-7961 (cell)
Melanie Thompson: mthompson@utsystem.edu • 512-499-4487 (direct) • 832-724-1024 (cell)  

UT System develops innovative summer internship program to explore careers in philanthropy

Friday, February 5, 2016

AUSTIN — Philanthropic gifts and engaged donors are valuable resources in advancing the mission and institutional priorities of colleges and universities. But the national shortage of development officers to boost institutional fundraising makes competition fierce for such talent.

News Contact Info: 

Ken Ma: kma@utsystem.edu   • 512-499-4778 (direct) • 954-621-7961 (cell) 
Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell)  

UT Arlington and UT Dallas achieve Carnegie “tier one” classification

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

AUSTIN—The University of Texas at Arlington and The University of Texas at Dallas have both been named top research institutions by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

The elite classification – R-1: Doctoral Universities-Highest Research Activity – is often referred to as “tier one” status. Only 115 institutions in the nation are listed in that category.

News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler: kadler@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)

UT System creates its own “Rooney Rule” to promote diversity in senior leadership positions

Thursday, January 28, 2016

AUSTIN—University of Texas System institutions must now include a candidate from an underrepresented group in the final round of interviews for all senior administrative positions, effective immediately.

News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler: kadler@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)

Richard Benson named finalist for president of The University of Texas at Dallas

Monday, January 25, 2016

AUSTIN — The University of Texas System Board of Regents named Richard Benson, Ph.D., currently the dean of Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering, as the sole finalist for the presidency of The University of Texas at Dallas.

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News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler: kadler@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)

UT System Regents to meet Monday

Friday, January 22, 2016

AUSTIN—The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting at 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25 in Austin. The meeting will be held on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St.

Links to the agenda book and live webcast are posted online.

The Board will convene in open session to consider consent agenda items and will recess into executive session to interview candidates for the UT Dallas presidency.

Pairing
News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler: kadler@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)
Ken Ma: kma@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4778 (direct) • 954-621-7961 (cell)
Melanie Thompson: mthompson@utsystem.edu • 512-499-4487 (direct) • 832-724-1024 (cell)  

UT System Regents to meet Thursday

Friday, January 15, 2016

AUSTIN—The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting at 11:20 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 21 in Austin. The meeting will be held via telephone conference call on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St.

Links to the agenda book and live webcast are posted online.

Pairing
News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler: kadler@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)
Ken Ma: kma@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4778 (direct) • 954-621-7961 (cell)
Melanie Thompson: mthompson@utsystem.edu • 512-499-4487 (direct) • 832-724-1024 (cell)  

UT System closes on 100-acre land purchase in Houston

Friday, January 15, 2016

AUSTIN—The University of Texas System today (Friday, January 15, 2016) completed the first of several closings on property in Houston, signifying an important step in the plan to expand UT System’s presence in Texas’ largest city.

News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler: kadler@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)

Working Group on Concealed Carry completes report

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

The University of Texas System working group, charged with studying the implementation of Senate Bill 11, has issued its recommendations regarding concealed carry on UT System campuses.

The working group, made up of representatives from each UT institution as well as members of UT System administration, met weekly for several months to discuss the law and its interpretation, share information and perspectives, and develop recommendations for facilities common to many campuses.

News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler: kadler@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)
Ken Ma: kma@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4778 (direct) • 954-621-7961 (cell)
Melanie Thompson: mthompson@utsystem.edu • 512-499-4487 (direct) • 832-724-1024 (cell)  

UT System Regents to meet Friday

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

AUSTIN—The University of Texas Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 18 in Austin. The meeting will be held via telephone conference call on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St.

Links to the agenda book and live webcast are posted online.

Pairing
News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler: kadler@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)

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