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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...

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UT System Board of Regents names Jay Hartzell as sole finalist for UT-Austin president

Andrew Zhang August 12, 2020

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include comments from a UT System press release. The University of Texas System Board of Regents named Interim President Jay Hartzell as the sole...

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Black people make up 37% of use of force subjects in 2019 UT System police incidents

Areeba Amer August 5, 2020

The UT System law enforcement used force in 124 incidents in 2019, 37% of which were against Black people, according to the 2019 Use of Force report.  However, according to 2018 population estimates...

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Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board discusses increase in summer enrollment, impact of coronavirus on higher education

Areeba Amer July 28, 2020

Summer enrollment at Texas universities increased 16.4% from summer 2019 to summer 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a preliminary data report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating...

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Permanent University Fund’s assets under UTIMCO management lose 5% in market value since January due to COVID-19

Areeba Amer June 23, 2020

From January to May, the Permanent University Fund’s assets under management, which help support the UT System, have lost 5% in market value due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the May...

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How are UT System academic institutions planning for fall 2020?

Areeba Amer June 16, 2020

Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout to reflect the most recent fall plans for each institution. All eight UT System academic institutions have released their plans for fall...

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UT System debriefs, says goodbye to Fenves at Board of Regents meeting

Laura Morales May 7, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. The UT System further developed a...

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UT System plans for fall reopening of all institutions

Laura Morales April 30, 2020

The University of Texas System plans to reopen all its institutions in the fall, Chancellor James B. Milliken announced Thursday. In a conversation with The Texas Tribune reporter Alana Rocha, Milliken...

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McCombs Dean Jay Hartzell named interim UT-Austin president after announcement of Fenves departure

Lauren Grobe April 7, 2020

Update, 3:02 p.m.: The UT System Board of Regents voted Wednesday to appoint Jay Hartzell, dean of the McCombs School of Business, as UT-Austin’s interim president. UT-Austin President Gregory...