In the Press


UT System one of the top institutions for patent approvals, according to new report, San Antonio Express-News, June 16, 2024

UT System ranks third on list for most patents in the US, MySA, June 13, 2024

How AI is enhancing health care, The Dallas Morning News, May 30, 2024

'Chance of a lifetime': UT System approves Julie Philley as next UT-Tyler president, Austin American-Statesman, May 12, 2024

Weaver pledges to build trust at SFA, The Lufkin Daily News, April 2, 2024

SFA welcomes new president to campus, The Daily Sentinel, April 2, 2024

UT System Board of Regents approves UT Tyler president candidate, KLTV, March 18, 2024

UT System Board of Regents approves new SFA president, KTRE, March 18, 2024

Henrich was a ‘giant’ who guided UT Health San Antonio through growth, pandemic, San Antonio Express-News, March 14, 2024

UT Health San Antonio President William Henrich has died at 77, San Antonio Report, March 14, 2024

UT regents name finalist for Stephen F. Austin University president. Who is Neal Weaver?, Austin American-Statesman, February 28, 2024

UT Board of Regents names sole finalist in search for new SFA president, KTRE, February 22, 2024

UT Tyler President Kirk Calhoun announces retirement, Tyler Morning Telegraph, February 13, 2024

UTMB to offer first in-person doctorate program at UT Center at Laredo, officials say, Houston Chronicle, January 29, 2024


UT System Chancellor wants to help students add credentials, come back to school later in careers, Austin Business Journal, November 8, 2023

UT Southwestern, UT Dallas dedicate joint research facility for biomedical engineering, The Dallas Morning News, October 26, 2023

UTEP replacing aging Liberal Arts Building with $110M classroom complex, El Paso Times, October 23, 2023

UTEP breaks ground on $110 million Texas Western Hall, El Paso Inc., October 22, 2023

PSP expands, welcoming education powerhouses, Odessa America, September 14, 2023

UT Health, UT San Antonio launching what they say is nation's first medicine-AI dual degree program, San Antonio Express-News, September 14, 2023

University of Texas System bets big on microcredentials, Inside Higher Ed, September 14, 2023

The Edge: A university’s push into microcredentials signals a widening mission, The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 30, 2023

Education leaders huddle to make diversity, inclusion efforts work ahead of new law, NBC, August 17, 2023 -->

3 more things to know about $2.5B plan to build pair of downtown Austin hospitals, Austin Business Journal, August 15, 2023

University Of Texas System to build two hospitals In Austin, estimated at $2.5 billion, Forbes, August 15, 2023

Creating a systemwide mental health solution, Inside Higher Ed, August 9, 2023

There are soon to be 14 institutions under The University of Texas System, KRLD, August 4, 2023

University Of Texas, Coursera launch historic micro-credential partnership, Forbes, August 2, 2023

‘This is a huge boost’: SFA hopeful that move to UT system will pay off, KETK, July 27, 2023

The latest campus clinic: Cybersecurity, Inside Higher Ed, June 27, 2023

The University of Texas System to launch free, virtual mental health support program for UT students, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, June 21, 2023 -->

Are Austin’s campuses protecting free speech?, Forbes, June 21, 2023

Fremont native elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fremont Tribune, April 22, 2023

American Academy of Arts and Sciences announces new members for 2023, Forbes, April 20, 2023

UT System Chancellor: Opportunity will match the RGV’s enormous talent, Rio Grande Guardian, March 31, 2023

UT System Chancellor James Milliken talks about the partnership between UT Rio Grande Valley and HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division (AUDIO), KURV, March 28, 2023 

Q&A: UT System Chancellor J.B. Milliken talks affordability, funding, Texas Legislature, Austin American-Statesman, February 24, 2023 (Subscription required)


UT System, Google, others announce tech workforce training for thousands of Texas students, Tyler Morning Telegraph, December 10, 2022

UT and Google team up to offer students more opportunities (VIDEO), CBS Austin, December 9, 2022

Officials approve $308 million for construction of UT Tyler Medical Education Building, Tyler Morning Telegraph, November 17, 2022

UT System board approves 'Chicago Statement' affirming commitment to free speech, Austin American-Statesman, November 19, 2022

Chancellor Milliken discusses UT System's record enrollment, KUT Austin, October 24, 2022

How to Lead a University System with James B. Milliken, The EdUp Experience Podcast, October 17, 2022

Chancellor Milliken Op-Ed: Serving Hispanic Students better enriches Texas, The Dallas Morning News, July 17. 2022. (Subscription required)

Texas universities join alliance furthering research opportunities for Hispanics, The Dallas Morning News, June 21, 2022. (Subscription required)

Looking to boost your resume? The University of Texas is expanding ‘micro-credential’ programs, KXAN-TV, May 11, 2022

UT-Austin, other University of Texas System schools plan to offer more microcredentials, Austin American-Statesman, May 9, 2022

Here’s how more North Texas students can attend a nearby UT System school tuition free,Dallas Morning News, March 18, 2022.

UTPB announces new tuition assistance program, Odessa American, March 15, 2022

UT San Antonio will get $3M a year to expand free tuition after endowment announcement, San Antonio Express-News, March 14, 2022

UT Tyler to receive part of $300 million for Promise Plus program to help students pay tuition, KETK-TV, March 14, 2022

UT announces new tuition assistance endowment, Valley Morning Star, March 11, 2022

$300M University of Texas endowment to help more students afford college, including at UTEP, El Paso Times, March 10, 2022

UT System approves $300 million endowment to support free tuition programs for students, Austin American-Statesman, February 24, 2022

Colleges receive grants to improve students’ job outcomes, Inside Higher Ed, January 18, 2022


UT opens research center in Laredo, Laredo Morning Times, December 1, 2021

UT System chancellor says UTEP’s charting the future in aviation, aeronautics, KVIA-TV, November 8, 2021

Opinion: To invest in Texas’ future, increase support for Pell Grants, Houston Chronicle, September 24, 2021

Texas Chancellor James Milliken eyes growth amid his state's bounty of riches, Dallas Business Journal, June 28, 2021.  (Subscription required)

The Role of Higher Education in Society Before and After COVID-19, Washington Post Live, March 25, 2021.  Transcript of Milliken's Interview.


Higher Education in the Time of COVID, The Texas Tribune Festival, September 10, 2020

UT Chancellor tours UTPB, Odessa American, September 2, 2020

UT System Chancellor tours UTPB, approves of safety measures, KOSA-TV, September 2, 2020

UT chancellor in town, hails UTRGV’s virus response and student support, The Monitor, August 27, 2020

UT System chancellor tours UTRGV campus during pandemic, KRGV-TV, August 27, 2020

UT System chancellor tours UTEP, KTSM-TV, August 13, 2020

Watch our interview with UT System Chancellor J.B. Milliken about the coronavirus outbreak’s lasting effects on higher education, The Texas Tribune, April 30, 2020

What does the coronavirus mean for the future of UT System schools?, Austin American-Statesman, April 22, 2020

Are college grads prepared for the workplace of the future?, Gallup, January 16, 2020


The Education of a University Chancellor, KERA’s Think, Sept. 27, 2019

A great legislative session for higher education, TribTalk, May 30, 2019

UT Chancellor James B. Milliken: “Higher education is more important now than it’s ever been in the history of the world,” Texas Monthly National Podcast of Texas, April 29, 2019

UT System chancellor speaks on state growth at Great Minds Symposium, KXAN, April 29, 2019

UT System Chancellor addresses population growth, educational attainment in State of the System address, The Daily Texan, April 28, 2019

Strategic Partnerships salutes Texas’ Lone Stars: James B. Milliken, Texas Government Insider, April 26, 2019

How the University of Texas System aims to create an educated, nimble workforce, The Dallas Morning News, March 3, 2019

A conversation with University of Texas System Chancellor James B. Milliken, The Texas Tribune Event, January 24, 2019


The defining challenge of Texas, The Texas Tribune, January 14, 2019

Getting to know new UT System Chancellor James B. Milliken, Alcalde, January 2, 2019


From chats with Abbott to campus visits, new UT chancellor keeping busy, Austin American-Statesman, December 2, 2018

New UT chancellor: Texas is growing, higher education should, too, KXAN, November 20, 2018

New UT System Chancellor James B. Milliken speaks at Texas Tribune Festival, Alcalde, September 28, 2018

In Milliken, UT finds a chancellor with deep experience, people skills, Austin American-Statesman, September 7, 2018

UT System pick for chancellor is new to Texas, but not to the challenges he'll face here, The Texas Tribune, August 21, 2018