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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.

Regents select Secretary of U.S. Air Force, accomplished university president, former member of Congress, as sole finalist for UT El Paso presidency

The University of Texas System Board of Regents named Secretary of the U.S. Air Force Heather Wilson – a former university president and U.S. congresswoman from New Mexico – as the sole finalist for the president of UT El Paso.

UT System Regents to meet March 8

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting via telephone conference call at 9:30 a.m., Friday, March 8, in Austin.

CPRIT awards nearly $50 million to UT institutions

The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has announced its latest round of grants, and once again UT institutions will receive the majority of the funding.