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Statement from University of Texas System Board of Regents Chairman Kevin P. Eltife

"The UTSA president announced that he was ending the recent practice of displaying a large Come and Take It flag at football games. While he explained this was because of recent use of the flag by some groups for their particular causes and not connected to the flag’s historical context, such symbols have deep meaning for many Texans who value our state’s history. The Board of Regents does not support abandoning traditions and history that mean much to students, alumni, and other Texans.

Chancellor Milliken participates in White House Cybersecurity Summit

University of Texas System Chancellor James B. Milliken and other education and business leaders -- including the CEOs of Apple, Amazon and JPMorgan Chase -- were invited to the White House Wednesday to meet with President Joe Biden and members of his cabinet and national security team to discuss how the government, education and private sectors can work together to improve the nation’s cybersecurity.

CPRIT awards more than $66 million to UT institutions for cancer research and prevention

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) announced it has awarded over $142 million in grants to fund innovative research and recruit top talent to the Lone Star state. Among the 24 organizations awarded grants are 11 University of Texas institutions that collectively received more than $66 million.

UT System Regents to meet Aug. 18-19

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 18-19, 2021, via video conference.

The agenda for the meeting is posted on the Secretary of State’s website. Links to the complete agenda book and live webcast are posted on the Board of Regents’ website. All times listed in the agenda are approximate.

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