Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan



UT System officially appoints James B. Milliken as new chancellor after McRaven’s departure

Maria Mendez August 27, 2018

The UT System Board of Regents officially appointed James B. Milliken, the former City University of New York chancellor, as its new chancellor at a special meeting on Monday. After naming the long-time...


Regents announce chancellor finalist

Maria Mendez August 5, 2018

The UT System Board of Regents named James B. Milliken as the sole finalist for UT System chancellor at a special Saturday meeting. This concludes the monthslong search for a successor to William McRaven,...


US Army Futures Command will station new headquarters at UT System building

Tinu Thomas and Juan Figueroa July 31, 2018

An Army Futures Command headquarters located at the UT System building downtown will let students pursue research through the Army’s various sectors and allow the Army to tap into the talent and...


Regents approve leasing space for HEB pharmacy

Eilish O'Sullivan July 12, 2018

An HEB-licensed pharmacy will be built in UT’s Dell Medical School, as space was approved to be leased out by the Board of Regents during a meeting today. HEB will pay a total of $2,514,102 in...


UT System names interim chancellor, approves $7 million loan to potentially run nuclear lab

Maria Mendez May 18, 2018

The UT System Board of Regents named former UT-Austin President Larry R. Faulkner the interim chancellor during a Friday special meeting. Faulkner, UT president from 1998 to 2006 and a renowned chemist,...


McRaven delivers final State of System address, honored with endowment

Maria Mendez April 30, 2018

UT System chancellor William McRaven, who is leaving office in May, was honored with an endowment in his name during his final State of the System address on Friday.  McRaven, who joined the System...


System institutions to help Texas schools reach state education standards

Maria Mendez April 25, 2018

To help increase student success in Texas, UT-Austin and four other UT System universities will collaborate with schools flagged as “Improvement Required” by the Texas Education Agency for...


Energy executive Jim Hackett is another candidate for UT System chancellor

Maria Mendez April 18, 2018

Energy executive James “Jim” Hackett has become another contender to replace retiring UT System Chancellor William McRaven, according to the Houston Chronicle. Hackett, 63, is now the second...


After three years as chancellor, McRaven to leave UT System, join UT-Austin faculty

Maria Mendez April 18, 2018

As UT System chancellor, William McRaven has traveled across Texas, meeting students from the System’s 14 institutions — something he will miss when he retires in May. “The thing I...


What does it take to be UT System’s chancellor?

Maria Mendez April 12, 2018

With UT System Chancellor William McRaven set to retire in May, reports about former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson being a potential candidate have sparked discussions about who the Board of Regents...


Tuition update: What will the new increases fund?

Maria Mendez April 9, 2018

With slightly higher tuition bills for the next two years, students will help UT fund efforts for student success and faculty salaries.  In March, the UT System Board of Regents allowed the University...


How much will you make? UT graduate earnings by major

Maria Mendez April 4, 2018

Earning roughly $119,936 one year after graduation, petroleum engineering majors have the highest earning potential out of all UT-Austin graduates, and outearn graduates of other fields of study by about...

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