A University of the First Class: Kenneth M. Jastrow

On the occasion of the Alcalde’s 100th anniversary, we asked Longhorns what “a University of the first class” means to them.

A University of the First Class

Kenneth M. Jastrow

BBA ’69, MBA ’71, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus
Chair of the Campaign for Texas and the Commission of 125

A university of the first class is an institution with an outstanding faculty, including members of the national academies. It attracts the highest-caliber students. It has a long history of meaningful research and a budget that is comparable to other major research universities. It’s an institution that values quality over quantity and is elected to membership in the Association of American Universities.

Read more takes on the phrase “a University of the first class” here.

Illustration by Sean McCabe.




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