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

2015-05-03_Board_of_Regents_Zoe

Regents, Chancellor assert regents’ access to records can be subject to limitations

Jordan Rudner May 5, 2015

The UT System Board of Regents and Chancellor William McRaven sent a letter Monday to Attorney General Ken Paxton arguing that individual regents’ access to records can be subject to limitations...

2015-05-03_Board_of_Regents_Zoe

Updated: System lawyers ask Attorney General to dismiss Hall’s request for advice

Jordan Rudner May 4, 2015

Updated (3:34 p.m.): In a brief submitted on behalf of Chancellor William McRaven and the UT System Board of Regents, lawyers for the System asked the Attorney General to dismiss Regent Wallace Hall’s...

2014-11-25_Legislative_Session_Stephaie

Lawmakers initially approve bill to set sexual assault guidelines

Eleanor Dearman April 28, 2015

State lawmakers are working to set state guidelines for how universities handle sexual assault.  The House gave initial approval Monday to a bill requiring universities to set definitions of sexual...

Vice chancellor to step down, teach full time

Josh Willis April 15, 2015

Last week, a UT System executive vice chancellor announced he will step down from his position. Pedro Reyes, UT System executive vice chancellor for academic affairs, will step down once a replacement...

New UT System Institute to focus on health care system quality

Josh Willis April 13, 2015

Lynda Chin, recently named associate vice chancellor for health transformation and chief innovation officer for health affairs for the UT System, is set to lead the newly created UT System Institute for...

2014-04-30_Regents_charlie

Regents vote to allow Hall to review investigation

Josh Willis April 9, 2015

The UT System Board of Regents voted at a meeting Wednessday to allow Regent Wallace Hall to review information collected during an investigation into UT admission practices. The Board released the...

aTOWERMUGSTOCKcorrectcrop

UTDivest, Unify Texas debate foreign divestment

Samantha Ketterer April 9, 2015

Student-led movement UTDivest will propose legislation to Student Government asking for the University of Texas Investment Management Company to pull investments from corporations the group believes facilitate...

New UT System associate vice chancellor named

Josh Willis April 7, 2015

The UT System appointed Lynda Chin on Thursday to the position of associate vice chancellor for health transformation and chief innovation officer for health affairs.  Chin, the former scientific...

2014-04-30_Regents_charlie

Regents to consider facilitating Hall’s requests

Josh Willis April 7, 2015

The UT System Board of Regents will meet Wednesday to consider facilitating requests from Regent Wallace Hall Jr. to look into information gathered about controversial UT admission practices.  In...

DOM_2015-03_31_McRaven__Ellyn

McRaven shoots down campus carry at conference Tuesday

Josh Willis April 1, 2015

UT System Chancellor William McRaven spoke in depth about his stance against campus carry at a conference Tuesday. McRaven, a retired four-star admiral in the U.S. Navy, said campus carry has little...

2014-04-30_Regents_charlie

Grand jury condemns Wallace Hall’s actions but does not find grounds for indictment

Jordan Rudner March 31, 2015

A grand jury investigating UT System Regent Wallace Hall declined to indict him for possible violations of student privacy laws but issued a report calling for his removal from office. A Special Investigation...

greg-fenves copy

Greg Fenves named sole finalist for UT presidency

Julia Brouillette and Josh Willis March 27, 2015

The UT System Board of Regents voted Friday to select Greg Fenves, UT executive vice president and provost, as the sole finalist to become the next UT president. If approved, Fenves will replace outgoing...