Archive for: McRaven

 

Meet the Regents: What You Missed at the Senate

Two days after Gov. Greg Abbott appointed two new members and one returning member to the University of Texas System Board of Regents, the Senate gathered to question...

 
 

Regent Wallace Hall Sues UT Chancellor Over Records

UT regent Wallace Hall filed suit this week against UT chancellor William McRaven in a dispute over access to admissions records. Hall alleges that the UT System...

 
 

Whitman Shooting Lingers Over Campus Carry Debate

At 11:48 a.m. on August 1, 1966, 25 year-old University of Texas engineering student Charles Whitman invented the mass, public shooting. A former Marine, well-trained...

 
 

Meet the 9-Year-Old Who’s Made His Bed Every Day Since Watching the McRaven Speech

Last spring, Chris Fitzpatrick was listening to the radio in her car when she caught a snippet of audio about a popular commencement speech at UT-Austin. Although...

 
 

On His First Day as Chancellor, McRaven Takes to Twitter

  In his 37-year military career, Admiral William McRaven went on top-secret missions as a Navy SEAL, rose to the rank of four-star admiral, commanded the...

 
 

Censure Readings: The Higher Ed Week in Review

The Hall of Government This week began with the news that legislators were, after more than a year of investigation, taking action in the case of UT regent Wallace...

 
 

The Ultimate Résumé: McRaven Q&A Is a Candid Look At UT’s Next Chancellor

What does it look like when one of the nation’s top military leaders applies for a high-level civilian job? Pretty darn impressive, as it turns out. A Q&A...

 
 
 
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