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Eleven UT-Austin educators receive Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards

Matthew Adams August 20, 2015

The UT System Board of Regents recognized 79 faculty members across all UT institutions Wednesday night, 11 of whom were from UT-Austin. University spokeswoman Jenny LaCoste-Caputo said UT-Austin had...

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Controversy surrounds Board of Regents

Jackie Wang August 3, 2015

UT System Board of Regents member Wallace Hall filed a lawsuit against System Chancellor William McRaven on June 22 with the Travis County District Clerk for withholding information about “influence-peddling”...

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UT announces recipients of Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award

Matthew Adams July 16, 2015

UT announced Monday 11 faculty members have received the Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award. The award, given by the Board of Regents, was established in 2008 to recognize the University’s...

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UT and Mexico finalize agreement to expand academic resource exchange

Matthew Adams July 14, 2015

UT and the government of Mexico have extended an agreement to expand academic resources on both sides of the border. President Gregory Fenves and UT System Chancellor William McRaven met with Mexico’s...

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Hall excluded from Board of Regents executive session discussing his lawsuit against McRaven

Matthew Adams July 9, 2015

Following the lawsuit Regent Wallace Hall filed against System Chancellor William McRaven, the UT System Board of Regents met Wednesday to discuss legal issues regarding access to documents. The regents...

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UT employees can now share benefits with same-sex partners

Nancy Huang June 30, 2015

UT will now extend benefits to employees with a same-sex spouse. UT spokeswoman Cindy Posey said the benefits available for same-sex married couples will be the same as for heterosexual...

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Dell Medical School begins accepting applications after receiving preliminary accreditation

Jack Mitts June 29, 2015

President Gregory Fenves announced Monday the Dell Medical School received preliminary accreditation as a medical school. With preliminary accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education,...

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Testing determines nickel sulfide caused windows in Belo Center and CLA to shatter

Jack Mitts June 29, 2015

After analyzing broken glass at a testing lab, the UT System has determined nickel sulfide inclusion caused two windows in two separate buildings on campus to shatter spontaneously, according to a UT System...

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Regent Wallace Hall is suing System Chancellor William McRaven

Jackie Wang June 28, 2015

UT System Board of Regents member Wallace Hall is suing Chancellor William McRaven for withholding information about “influence-peddling” in admissions. Hall began requesting access to thousands...

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UT System Regent Wallace Hall files lawsuit to sue System Chancellor William McRaven

Jackie Wang June 24, 2015

UT System Board of Regents member Wallace Hall is suing System Chancellor William McRaven, officials confirmed Tuesday evening. Jenny Lacoste-Caputo, spokesperson for the UT System Board of Regents,...

Hall threatens legal action, seeks documents

Jackie Wang June 22, 2015

Attorney General Ken Paxton approved Regent Wallace Hall’s request June 15 to hire a lawyer to sue the UT System. Hall, a member of the UT System Board of Regents, threatened to sue the System...

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Attorney General: Regents do not have authority to limit information requests

Eleanor Dearman May 13, 2015

Attorney General Ken Paxton said UT System regents do not have the authority to limit information requests Tuesday, in response to an appeal to Paxton by Regent Wallace Hall last month. “Unless...

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