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May 12, 2011 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Wednesday named Dr. Ronald A. DePinho as the finalist for the presidency of the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. More
April 08, 2011 -- University of Texas at Tyler's fishing team took the lead on Thursday at the National Guard FLW College Fishing National Championship on Kentucky Lake. More
March 20, 2011 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents recently reappointed Charles W. Tate of Houston and appointed James P. Wilson of Sugar Land to the Board of Directors of The University of Texas Investment Management Co. More
March 20, 2011 -- Tuition rates at five of the University of Texas System health institutions were recently approved by the University of Texas System Board of Regents; The new rates are for the 2011-2012 academic year and will be effective in the fall. More
February 26, 2011 -- University of Texas System Regent's Chair Gene Powell has announced formation of two advisory task forces to review university excellence and productivity and blended learning programs within the UT System Administration and the nine academic institutions. More
February 25, 2011 -- The University of Texas System will host a health care workforce conference on Monday at the Joe C. Thomspon Conference Center on the University of Texas Austin Campus. More
February 18, 2011 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today voted to allow a lease with the City of Austin for the Lions Municipal Golf Course to expire when the lease's term ends in 2019. More
February 14, 2011 -- Texas A&M University and the University of Texas at Austin will hold a joint rally of alumni on Tuesday for its "Orange and Maroon Legislative Day" in Austin. More
February 14, 2011 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet in Austin on Thursday and Friday. More
February 09, 2011 -- University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., testified before the Senate Finance Committee today in Austin. More
February 08, 2011 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today elected new officers at its board meeting in Austin. More
February 07, 2011 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special meeting by telephone on Tuesday. More
January 21, 2011 -- University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa issued a statement on Thursday regarding the proposed budget for the 2012-2013 biennium as outlined in House Bill 1 at the Texas Legislature. More
January 06, 2011 -- Colleen McHugh, chair of the University of Texas System Board of Regents, today announced the appointment of members of a presidential search advisory committee to advise the regents on the selection of a president for The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. More
January 04, 2011 -- The University of Texas System will host The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas annual conference on January 6-7 in Austin. More
November 12, 2010 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Thursday awarded James R. Huffines, a former chair of the board of regents, the Santa Rita Award. More
November 11, 2010 -- The University of Texas System today announced that the university has reduced energy usage at its facilities by 16 percent over the past nine years, resulting in savings of $196 million. More
November 11, 2010 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today approved the lease of university-owned land in Reagan County to Spinning Star Energy, LLC, which will erect a 150-turbine wind farm on the property. More
November 11, 2010 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Wednesday issued a statement regarding the termination of a partnership agreement with Texas Southmost College District. More
November 11, 2010 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today approved $23 million for improvements to increase high-performance computer connectivity and capacity across all 15 of the university's institutions. More
November 09, 2010 -- The University of Texas Investment Management Co. reports that endowments benefitting institutions in The UT System and Texas A&M University System posted a 16.8 percent return for the year ending June 30. More
November 01, 2010 -- The University of Texas System Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Conference will take place November 4-5 at the Hilton Hotel in Austin. More
September 28, 2010 -- The University of Texas at Austin today issued an emergency alert regarding a shooting involving a single person, who was found dead on the sixth floor of the Perry-Castañeda Library from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. More
September 27, 2010 -- The Galveston County University of Texas Ex-Students' Association will host a football TV game watch party on Saturday at Mario's Seawall Restaurant in Galveston. More
September 24, 2010 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting by telephone on Tuesday. More
September 09, 2010 -- The University of Texas System today announced that the university has ranked third-best in terms of patent strength by "Intellectual Property Today", a national trade publication. More
September 07, 2010 -- The University of Texas today announced that the university's Center for European Studies and the Texas Language Technology Center have been awarded a total of $3 million in federal grants to establish new language and culture centers. More
August 16, 2010 -- The University of Texas System Regents last week launched a new program to attract and retain top faculty researchers; and made several appointments and recognized several educators. More
August 12, 2010 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today authorized $4 million for a new initiative program "geared toward improving medical education". More
August 12, 2010 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today approved a $12.8 billion operating budget for the UT System for fiscal year 2011, representing an increase of $829 million over the previous fiscal year. More
August 10, 2010 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents will host a discussion, during a board meeting on Wednesday, on the impact of federal health care legislation. More
July 19, 2010 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents recently honored members of the University of Texas Academy for Health Science Education for their contributions to health science education. More
July 06, 2010 -- University of Texas System Board of Regents Chair Colleen McHugh spoke in support of Governor Rick Perry's formation of the Gulf Project. More
June 02, 2010 -- The University of Texas System today announced a strategic realignment of system administration, including a reduction in force of 19 full-time positions. More
May 19, 2010 -- A landmark cancer research partnership will be announced on Wednesday for The Texas A&M University System, The University of Texas System and the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center. More
May 13, 2010 -- The University of Texas System today announced that a special advisory group has released its report on the feasibility of a merger of the UT San Antonio and UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. More
May 13, 2010 -- The University of Texas System on Wednesday announced that the number of community college students transferring to UT institutions grew by 11.3 percent from 2008 to 2009. More
May 04, 2010 -- There was a huge turnout for the dedication of the University of Texas Medical Branch Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes on Tuesday. More
April 23, 2010 -- The University of Texas System today announced that it has recalled students and personnel participating in university-sponsored programs in Northern Mexico due to security concerns. More
March 30, 2010 -- The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities will host regional meetings in April, starting on April 1 with a meeting in Austin regarding the University of Texas System, to "examine the future of public research universities". More
March 29, 2010 -- The University of Texas System today is recognizing 86 students from 40 community colleges across the state during the All-Texas Academic Team awards ceremony and reception. More
March 18, 2010 -- The University of Texas System on Wednesday announced that three professors at UT institutions have been awarded the 2010 Chancellor's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards. More
March 04, 2010 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Wednesday elected Colleen McHugh as chair of the board. More
March 03, 2010 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today voted to approve tuition and fee rates for the next two academic years at UT institutions. More
February 17, 2010 -- The University of Texas System on Tuesday announced that it has developed plans to reduce its budget by an estimated $175.3 million to meet calls by the state to reduce appropriations by five percent. More
February 05, 2010 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today voted unanimously to approve the lease of approximately 4.0 acres in the northwest portion of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston's Victory Lakes campus in League City to the Gulf Coast Center to facilitate construction of a transit terminal with surface parking. More
February 05, 2010 -- Former Texas Governor William P. Clements and his wife, Rita, were honored with the Santa Rita Award by the University of Texas System Board of Regents today. More
February 04, 2010 -- The University Of Texas System Board Of Regents is meeting today and Friday in Dallas. More
January 12, 2010 -- The University of Texas System today announced that it has awarded $394,000 in grants toward commercializing technologies developed at its institutions. More
December 20, 2009 -- The University of Texas System will offer former college students who didn’t graduate a chance to complete their bachelor’s degrees in a fast-track format from three University of Texas System institutions in the fall of 2010. More
December 10, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Wednesday approved $5 million to establish a matching fund program to recruit health research faculty. More
December 10, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Wednesday appointed Regent Printice L. Gary to the Audit and Ethics Committee of the Board of Directors of the University of Texas Investment Management Company. More
November 12, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today appointed Regent Printice L. Gary to the board of directors of the University of Texas Management Company. More
November 12, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today named John P. Howe, III as president emeritus of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. More
November 11, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today appointed Robert S. Nelsen as president of The University of Texas - Pan American campus. More
November 08, 2009 -- Sean Hogan, a 2006 Galveston O’Connell High School Graduate, was one of seven University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business Department of Accounting Master in Professional Accounting students who were awarded Unrestricted Endowed Presidential Scholarships for 2009-10. More
October 14, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Inaugural Conference will take place October 15-16 at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin. More
October 13, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Monday named a special advisory panel to study the feasibility of a possible merger between the University of Texas at San Antonio and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. More
October 13, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Monday authorized the creation of a $10 million fund to enhance infrastructure at four of its institutions. More
October 12, 2009 -- The University of Texas System today announced that the UT System Board of Regents has approved the creation of a partnership with the Seton Family of Hospitals. More
September 22, 2009 -- Higher education officials from The University of Texas System, Texas A&M University System and the 50 community college districts across the state on Monday announced the launch of a new Web site devoted to simplifying the transfer process from Texas’ community colleges to public four-year universities. More
September 21, 2009 -- The University of Texas at El Paso announced that today it is hosting a policy forum on the "war on drugs". More
September 04, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting by telephone on September 8 in Austin. More
August 20, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today approved a new compensation plan for University of Texas Investment Management Co. employees. More
August 20, 2009 -- The University of Texas System on Wednesday announced that 73 of the system's faculty members have been selected as the inaugural recipients of the Board of Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards and will share in $2 million in awards. More
August 19, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today awarded its highest honor – the Santa Rita Award – to former Texas Gov. William P. Clements, Jr., and his wife, Rita Crocker Clements, a former UT System regent. More
July 15, 2009 -- The University of Texas System recently announced that it has awarded the fourth round of commercialization grants. More
July 09, 2009 -- The University of Texas System issued a news release about the UT System’s Competitiveness Initiative. More
June 19, 2009 -- Two conceptual master plans for the redevelopment of the Brackenridge Tract were presented to The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Thursday at a special called meeting. More
June 19, 2009 -- The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System appointed William L. Henrich, M.D., as president of the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. More
June 03, 2009 -- The 92nd Western Junior, presented by Callaway, will be held at The University of Texas Golf Club June 15-19 in Austin. More
May 29, 2009 -- Students with the University of Texas San Antonio's School of Architecture participated in a three-week long field school in Galveston to identify historic properties that could be rehabilitated after Hurricane Ike and helped save one historic property from demolition. More
May 15, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Regents on Thursday adopted a resolution regarding policy matters and legislation pending before the Texas Legislature including "the critical need for State assistance for the reconstruction of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Ike". More
May 05, 2009 -- The University of Texas System, the Texas A&M University System and the Texas Association of Community Colleges recently named an initiative that aims to get more community college students to transfer to universities, "Transfer 101: From Community College to University". More
April 16, 2009 -- The University of Texas System today announced that its staff will hold the "United to Serve" charity event during the weekend to kick off National Volunteer Week, which runs April 19-25. More
April 15, 2009 -- The Texas Faculty Association and Galveston Plaintiffs Dr. Kay Sandor, Dianna Puccetti, Allen LeCornu and Dr. Thomas Albrecht, plaintiffs in a Texas Open Meetings Act Lawsuit with the University of Texas System and its Board of Regents called a news conference to announce settlement of the lawsuit. Photos by Robert Mihovil
April 13, 2009 -- The Texas Faculty Association and Galveston Plaintiffs Dr. Kay Sandor, Dianna Puccetti, Allen LeCornu and Dr. Thomas Albrecht have settled their Texas Open Meetings Act Lawsuit with the University of Texas System and its Board of Regents. More
April 13, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today unanimously elected new officers at its board meeting held in Austin. James R. Huffines of Austin has been named the new chairman of the UT System Board of Regents and succeeds H. Scott Caven, Jr., of Houston, who served as chairman since late 2007 and whose six-year term on the board recently expired. More
April 09, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet on Monday on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall in Austin. More
March 25, 2009 -- The University of Texas System today announced that scholars from Texas community colleges on Tuesday will be honored at a ceremony recognizing this year's members of the All-Texas Academic Team. More
March 11, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents at its Tuesday meeting appointed Regent Janiece Longoria to the Board of Directors of The University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO). More
March 10, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today voted unanimously to approve a lengthy resolution of support for the restoration of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, contingent on a commitment of funds from the Texas Legislature and other sources. More
March 06, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting on Tuesday, March 10, in Austin. More
February 18, 2009 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents Special Task Force on University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will hold a public hearing on Friday at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
February 11, 2009 -- The UT System will host a town hall meeting on February 20 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center to get feedback on proposals for UTMB by Kurt Salmon Associates, a nationally-acclaimed healthcare consulting firm based in Atlanta More
February 11, 2009 -- The Kurt Salmon Associates report about the future of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston was presented today in Austin to the UT System Board of Regents. More
February 10, 2009 -- University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco G. Cogarroa, M.D., today announced a system-wide flexible hiring freeze for non-faculty positions and plans to recommend to the UT System Board of Regents a freeze of senior executive salaries at all 15 academic and health institutions and the UT System Administration. More
February 07, 2009 -- The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System will meet Wednesday and Thursday, February 11-12, in Austin. More
January 28, 2009 -- The University of Texas System on Tuesday announced that Charles Sorber has been appointed Interim President of UT Pan American. More
January 20, 2009 -- University of Texas System Board of Regents Chair H. Scott Caven, Jr. today issued a statement regarding the decision of UT Pan American President Blandina "Bambi" Cardenas to step down. More
January 12, 2009 -- The University of Texas System today announced that William L. Heinrich has been named interim president of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. More
January 09, 2009 -- The University of Texas System today announced that the Board of Regents has appointed Dr. Francisco Cigarroa, president of the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, as chancellor for the UT System. More
December 18, 2008 -- The Board of Regents of the University of Texas System voted unanimously today to name Francisco Cigarroa, a pediatric and transplant surgeon, who is currently president of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, as the sole finalist to be the next chancellor of the UT System. More
December 18, 2008 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents this afternoon in Austin is interviewing candidates for chancellor. More
December 17, 2008 -- University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers has posted a message about the economic situation on the Austin Campus. More
December 13, 2008 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting on Thursday, December 18, in Austin. More
December 12, 2008 -- The University of Texas System today announced that it has named the Presidential Search Committee for the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. More
December 10, 2008 -- The University of Texas System on Tuesday announced that it has awarded commercialization grants for products developed in at the system's institutions. More
December 08, 2008 -- The Partnership Advisory Committee for The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will meet Friday, December 12, in Brownsville. More
November 17, 2008 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents recently approved a $15 million to recognize extraordinary teaching efforts and commercialization activities. More
November 15, 2008 -- The University of Texas System is seeking applicants for the student regent position for its board of regents. More
November 15, 2008 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Thursday awarded former Governor Dolph Briscoe, Jr. with the Santa Rita Award. More
June 03, 2008 -- The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston today announced that one of its professors has launched a web site to help people with disabilities prepare for the 2008 hurricane season. More
May 20, 2008 -- The University of Texas at San Antonio announced that it ranked fourth in the nation in number of undergraduate degrees awarded to Hispanic students, and tenth in the number of master's degrees awarded to Hispanic students. More
May 02, 2008 -- Three faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin have been elected members of the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in the United States. More
May 02, 2008 -- The University of Texas at Austin College of Liberal Arts is honoring 12 seniors with the Dean's Distinguished Graduate Award "for their leadership, scholarly achievements and service to the community". More


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