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UT institutions earn top 5 spot in the world for U.S. patents granted

Researchers and inventors at University of Texas institutions are once again among the world’s most innovative, based on the number of patents granted in 2018.

UT institutions confer more than 38,000 degrees at spring commencements

University of Texas institutions have more than 38,000 reasons to celebrate this month. That’s how many undergraduate, graduate and professional students earned degrees from 14 UT institutions at spring commencements, according to preliminary data.

UT System Regents to meet May 22-23

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet Wednesday and Thursday, May 22-23 in Austin. The meeting will be held on the second floor of the UT System Building, 210 West 7th St. in Austin.

The agenda for the meeting is posted on the Secretary of State’s website. Links to the complete agenda book and live webcast are posted on the Board of Regents’ website. All times listed in the agenda are approximate.

Two new members inducted into UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers

The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers has inducted two more exceptional educators.

Heather Wilson named president of UT El Paso

The UT System Board of Regents has named Heather Wilson, Ph.D., the next president of The University of Texas at El Paso. She begins her new role August 15, 2019. 

UT System Regents to meet April 2

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting via telephone conference call at 9 a.m., Tuesday, April 2, in Austin.

The University of Texas System mourns the loss of former UT Austin President Bill Powers

The Board of Regents and the entire University of Texas System mourn the loss of Bill Powers, one of the great champions of higher education in Texas and American history.  For nearly a decade, he led the state’s flagship university with an unquenchable passion, great intellect, and unwavering principle.