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Chancellor McRaven Outlines Vision for UT System

“The rate of change is no longer linear—it is exponential,” Chancellor Bill McRaven said. “We must take some bold steps forward.” During...

 
 

Bulldozers and Firewalls: What You Missed At This Week’s Regents Meeting

The nine members of the UT System Board of Regents met in Austin this week to move forward an ambitious agenda that included changes to how the governing board...

 
 

Senate Confirms Abbott’s Nominees to UT Board

Shortly after taking office in January, Gov. Greg Abbott, BBA ’81, Life Member, named three nominees for the UT System Board of Regents. The Texas Senate confirmed...

 
 

Admissions Report Stresses Need for Clarity

Update: The UT System has announced the members of the committee formed to study the recommendations of the Kroll report. You can see the members here. A small...

 
 

TXEXplainer: The Presidential Search

You’ve probably heard that sometime soon the University of Texas will have a new president. Later this spring, the Board of Regents will appoint the 29th...

 
 

Abbott Aims to Add Distinguished Alums to UT Board

The UT System Board of Regents has generated its share of headlines in recent years. On Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott added another. Abbott, BBA ’81, Life Member,...

 
 

Lawmakers, Regents, and—Aliens?: The Higher Ed Week in Review

The sometimes tense relationship between legislators and the UT System Board of Regents continued this week, as regents rebuked a request from a pair of lawmakers...

 
 

UT Presidential Search Committee Announced

UT System Board of Regents chair Paul Foster announced the members of UT-Austin’s presidential search committee today, naming 15 people to the panel charged...

 
 

McRaven is the Man: The Higher Ed Week in Review

This week, the UT System Board of Regents gathered in Austin for a two-day meeting intended to set the course for the coming year. Here are some of the decisions...

 
 

TXEXplainer: What Does the UT System Chancellor Do?

By now you’re aware that Admiral William McRaven, BJ ’77, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus, the orator of possibly the best commencement speech of all time,...

 
 
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