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UT System Regents to meet Aug. 14-15

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 14-15 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.

Recipients of the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award will be recognized at about 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday. This year, 27 faculty members from all 14 UT institutions each will receive a medallion and $25,000 in recognition of their innovative teaching and commitment to student success.

Anyone attending the meeting in person can park in the UT System garage on Lavaca Street between 7th and 8th streets in downtown Austin. From the parking garage, take the elevator to the first floor and check in at the security desk in the lobby.

About The University of Texas System
For more than 130 years, The University of Texas System has been committed to improving the lives of Texans and people all over the world through education, research and health care. With 14 institutions, an enrollment of nearly 240,000 students and an operating budget of $19.5 billion (FY 2019), the UT System is one of the largest public university systems in the United States. UT institutions produce more than 60,000 graduates annually and award more than one-third of the state’s undergraduate degrees and more than half of its health professional degrees. Collectively, UT-owned and affiliated hospitals and clinics accounted for more than 8.2 million outpatient visits and 1.6 million hospital days last year. Across UT institutions, research and development expenditures total $2.9 billion – the second highest among U.S. public higher education systems – and the UT System is regularly ranked among the top 10 most innovative universities in the world. The UT System also is one of the largest employers in Texas, with more than 21,000 faculty – including Nobel laureates and members of the National Academies – and more than 83,000 health care professionals, researchers and support staff.

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Karen Adler: kadler@utsystem.edu • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)