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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,...

 
 

Adm. William H. McRaven Will Be UT’s Next Chancellor

Adm. William McRaven, BJ ’77, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus, was named sole finalist for the position of Chancellor of the UT System at a meeting of the...

 
 

Swords Down: Regents Pursue Peace After Controversial Week

The stage was set. With national media attention pointed at UT, Thursday’s UT System Board of Regents meeting was poised to be a textbook example of political...

 
 

Student Leaders Back the President (and Other Updates from the Powers Struggle)

On the eve of possibly the most anticipated Board of Regents meeting in the history of UT, more voices from both sides of the struggle over UT-Austin president...

 
 

Cigarroa Defends His Ultimatum to Powers

Since last Thursday, the ongoing tensions between UT-Austin and its governing board have overtaken the political discourse and swallowed up column inches in news...

 
 
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