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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 6, 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...

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UT-Austin President Gregory Fenves leaving to serve as Emory University president, reports say

Neha Madhira April 7, 2020

UT-Austin President Gregory Fenves is expected to announce his departure from UT to become president of Emory University, according to The Texas Tribune and 247Sports.  Elaine Justice, Emory University’s...

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UT-Austin to receive $31 million in federal stimulus aid from CARES Act

Laura Morales April 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. Update, 3:30 p.m.: UT-Austin...

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‘It’s not a risk I want to take’: 30% of University Extension students face testing uncertainty

Jackson Barton April 3, 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. While all enrolled undergraduate...

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How are UT System academic institutions reacting to coronavirus?

Areeba Amer March 13, 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. Update 3/13 5:35 p.m.: All eight...

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UT-Permian Basin placed on financial watch due to misstatements, low enrollment rates

Laura Morales March 11, 2020

UT-Permian Basin had been overstating their financial condition to the UT System for five years, according to the UT System Board of Regents meeting Feb. 26.  The System’s Office of the Controller...

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