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UT Advocates Podcast: Powers on Efficiency (and Parking)

President Bill Powers talks to us about UT’s push for efficiency—and instructs us on the finer points of the Texas lexicon. Powers is the 28th President...

 
 

Powers Announces Major Push for Efficiency

As the legislature considers funding for Texas colleges, UT is unveiling a plan to save money—and generate more.  Updated 2:22 p.m. Efficiency has been a watchword...

 
 

UT Utilities Director Receives Award for Energy Ingenuity

Can’t see the video? Click here. $150 million. That’s how much UT spent on energy efficiency in the past year. That’s some serious sticker-shock,...

 
 

UT Seeks Cost-Cutting Advice From Corporate Superstars

The vice president of Boeing International. The chief operating officer of Accenture. A senior vice president at Dell. What do these particular executives share...

 
 

This House Stands United

In his annual State of the University address yesterday, President Bill Powers borrowed from Abraham Lincoln to describe “a house divided” over the fundamental...

 
 

Powers Defends Soul of University in Annual Address

After a brief introduction to University of Texas affairs in his annual September speech to the UT community, President Bill Powers spoke a surprising phrase: “That,...

 
 

UT Second-Most Efficient Public University in the Country

The University of Texas at Austin is tied for the second-most efficient public university in the country, according to a new internal analysis released today. The...

 
 

Transparency in Texas Higher Ed: See For Yourself

Over the past six months, Texas higher education policy discussions have centered around calls for accessibility, affordability, and transparency. The Alcalde,...

 
 

Protect Value at All Costs

It’s easy to lose sight in a debate over cost and efficiency that what matters most is the value of a UT degree. Among the many buzzwords flying around in our...

 
 

Digits: President Powers’ Speech

President Bill Powers gave a rare policy speech on May 9, days before the UT System Board of Regents’ meeting. Here are some of the most significant numbers he...

 
 
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