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Powers: Controversy Has Done UT Harm

Regent Wallace Hall skipped Wednesday’s hearing, as legislators met for the last time to hear testimony on the embattled regent’s actions. Hall’s...

 
 

Patterson Enlists Help to Hire Mack Brown Replacement

New men’s athletic director Steve Patterson, BBA ’80, JD ’84, won’t be going it alone when it comes to finding Texas’ next head football...

 
 

TXEXplainer: The Wallace Hall Hearings

This week, members of a select legislative committee are returning to Austin from across the state to conduct a new round of hearings in the investigation of controversial...

 
 

Despite Tension, Regents Keep Powers as UT President

At a closely watched UT System Board of Regents meeting, the System’s top administrator acknowledged a tense relationship between regents and UT-Austin president...

 
 

As Rumors Swirl, Professors Speak Up in Support of Powers

Ahead of a potentially tense meeting of the UT System Board of Regents this morning, UT-Austin faculty members are voicing their support for president Bill Powers. Members...

 
 

Powers Welcomes New AD Home to the Forty Acres

Texas Ex and UT’s new men’s athletic director Steve Patterson is so excited to be back on campus, he got choked up about it. At a press conference today,...

 
 

Hall to Saban’s Agent: Powers Won’t Last the Year

University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall in January told the agent for Alabama football coach Nick Saban that UT-Austin President Bill Powers would be gone...

 
 

Perry Backs Hall, Criticizes Impeachment Probe

Gov. Rick Perry, who has appointed each member of the UT System Board of Regents—and who once compared some of them to soldiers in the Battle of the Bulge—spoke...

 
 

UT Advocates Podcast: Powers Becomes AAU Chair

UT president Bill Powers has been elected chairman of the Association of American Universities, a prestigious group of more than 60 North American research universities....

 
 

President Powers Named UC Berkeley’s Alumnus of the Year

Today he is a nationally renowned scholar, administrator, and legal mind, but in 1963 UT president Bill Powers was just another wide-eyed college freshman hitting...

 
 
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