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Ben Raimer, longtime physician-leader and UTMB administrator, named interim president of UT Medical Branch

UT System Chancellor James B. Milliken announced today that Ben Raimer, M.D., a physician-leader whose service to the Galveston community and the state of Texas has spanned five decades, has been appointed interim president of UT Medical Branch.

Regents approve new budget with emphasis on serving more students and patients, conducting more research

In unanimous support of the 14 UT institutions’ plans to serve more students, provide more health care and increase research activities, the UT System Board of Regents authorized a $21.1 billion expense budget for fiscal year 2020.

The new budget takes effect Sept. 1 and represents an increase of almost 7.4 percent, or $1.4 billion, over the previous fiscal year. Budgeted expenses will include $6.7 billion for UT’s eight academic institutions and $14 billion for its six health institutions.

UT System Board of Regents names Diana Natalicio President Emerita of UT El Paso

The UT System Board of Regents unanimously approved a recommendation by Chancellor James B. Milliken to appoint Diana S. Natalicio as President Emerita of the University of Texas at El Paso.

UT System Regents to meet Aug. 14-15

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 14-15 in Austin. The meeting will be held on the second floor of the UT System Building.

John Zerwas, M.D., named new executive vice chancellor for health affairs at the UT System

University of Texas System Chancellor James B. Milliken today announced the appointment of John M. Zerwas, M.D., as executive vice chancellor for health affairs, effective Oct. 1, 2019.

UT System Regents to meet July 9

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting via telephone conference call at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 9.

UTIMCO named Endowment of the Year for second consecutive year

For the second year in a row, the University of Texas/Texas A&M Management Company (UTIMCO), one of the nation’s largest university endowments, was named Endowment of the Year at Institutional Investor’s Hedge Fund Industry Awards. The award was presented Thursday night in New York City.