Your September|October Alcalde Cover [A Sneak Peek]

The September|October 2010 Alcalde cover with DeLoss DoddsOn the cover for the September|October issue of The Alcalde is DeLoss Dodds, the titan of Texas Athletics.

This fall, Dodds enters his 30th year as men’s athletics director. He is the longest-serving Division 1 athletics director in the country.

During his 30 years, Dodds has ushered in the golden era of UT Athletics. A quiet family man, shrewd businessman, former track star and coach, Dodds is the brains behind UT’s $136 million a year athletics empire. Kevin Hegarty, UT’s chief financial officer, calls Dodds “the best businessman on campus.”

The magazines should be arriving in mailboxes starting tomorrow. Be sure to give Lynn Freehill’s article on Dodds a close read. You won’t regret it.

Also in this issue:


  • An excerpt from Gary Lavergne’s new book on Heman Marion Sweatt
  • The story of one UT professor donating a kidney to another
  • What science can teach us about happy marriages
  • UT’s struggles to attract the country’s best graduate students
  • Vietnam war hero Howard Prince’s effort to teach leadership at UT
  • Plus, one of the coolest photos of the Tower we’ve ever seen
Check it out! If you’re not a member of the Texas Exes and would like to get the magazine, join here.




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