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

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New regent brings leadership to Board

Josh Willis March 26, 2015

Editor’s note: This is the second story in a two-part series on the two new UT System Board of Regents. A profile on Sara Martinez Tucker ran Wednesday and is available online.  UT System...

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New UT System Regent Martinez Tucker brings education experience to UT

Josh Willis March 25, 2015

Editor’s Note: This story is the first in a two-part series on the two new members of the UT System Board of Regents. The second profile will run Thursday.​UT System Regent Sara Martinez Tucker...

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Two finalists remain in the search for Powers’ replacement

Julia Brouillette March 23, 2015

Two finalists are left in the search for President William Powers Jr.’s replacement after New York University administrators announced that Oxford University Vice Chancellor Andrew Hamilton would...

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Senate committee holds bill regarding regent operations

Eleanor Dearman March 12, 2015

The Senate Committee on Higher Education left a bill regarding board of regent operations pending in committee to adjust the language of the bill. SB 177, which Sen. Kel Seliger (R–Amarillo) filed,...

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Senate confirms three UT System Board of Regents appointees

Josh Willis March 11, 2015

The Texas Senate confirmed Wednesday Gov. Greg Abbott’s three appointees to the UT System Board of Regents. The Senate unanimously approved Sara Martinez Tucker, CEO of the National Math and Science...

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UT System unveils new learning platform

Josh Willis March 11, 2015

The UT System Institute for Transformational Learning introduced a new learning platform that uses competency-based education in an attempt to more actively engage students. The institute developed...