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Texas state representative files bill to allow UT System student regent voting power

Texas state representative files bill to allow UT System student regent voting power

Sheryl Lawrence April 6, 2021
A Texas State Representative filed a bill at the beginning of March that would amend the Texas Constitution to provide student regents on the boards of public universities with voting power.
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UT System financials relatively stable despite COVID-19 pandemic

Sheryl Lawrence March 1, 2021

This fiscal year’s revenues and expenses of the UT System have remained stable despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the UT System’s annual financial reports. The Daily Texan broke...

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UT System workers testify on demands for support during COVID-19

Anna Canizales December 10, 2020

The Texas State Employees Union and Underpaid at UT, a graduate student worker organization, hosted a town hall Wednesday where UT System staff, faculty and students voiced support for demands related...

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Fall 2020: Looking Forward

Campus UT will offer almost 60% of spring classes online with a similar number of courses having online, hybrid and in-person modality as in the fall semester. Students living in residence halls may...

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Fall 2020: Looking Back

University The UT System Board of Regents unanimously approved Jay Hartzell as permanent president of the University on Sept. 21 after he served as interim president since June 1.  Campus Due...

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UT System Board of Regents approves $1.25M UT-Austin presidential salary, construction projects funding

Andrew Zhang November 24, 2020

UT President Jay Hartzell will earn a $1.25 million annual salary, which the UT System Board of Regents approved during a two-day board meeting ending Thursday.  Despite one UT staff member calling...

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UT System chancellor discusses future of higher education at #LBJ50 event

Sophie Ryland October 13, 2020

UT System Chancellor James B. Milliken discussed the future of higher education as part of a Monday forum celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.  The...

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How are UT System institutions screening, testing, tracking COVID-19?

Andrew Zhang September 11, 2020

UT System academic institutions developed individual approaches to decreasing the spread of COVID-19 as they open campus this fall. The Daily Texan gathered information from all the institutions on how...

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Texas university systems chancellors say reopening campuses provide students with ‘highest quality education’

Lauren Goodman September 10, 2020

Three chancellors of Texas’ largest public university systems said the reopening of their campuses for the fall semester was important to provide students with the “highest quality education.” The...

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What questions do you have about the coronavirus at UT-Austin?

The Daily Texan Staff August 26, 2020

The Daily Texan is reporting on how UT-Austin and local officials are responding to the spread of COVID-19. We want to hear about how coronavirus is affecting you — especially if you are a UT student,...

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UT System board discusses repercussions of coronavirus on UT institutions, hears concerned UT-Austin students, faculty

Areeba Amer August 20, 2020

Thirteen University students and faculty called into the Thursday UT System Board of Regents meeting to express concerns about UT-Austin’s fall reopening plan.  UT-Austin, like the other...

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UT System approves new sexual misconduct, Title IX policies during virtual board meeting

Samantha Greyson and Andrew Zhang August 12, 2020

The UT System Board of Regents approved new systemwide Title IX and sexual misconduct policies to comply with federal Title IX modifications during a virtual meeting Wednesday.  The board updated...