The University is providing access to remote sign language interpretation and speech-to-text services for students who are deaf or hard of hearing so they can receive equitable accommodations during the transition to distance learning.
UT-Austin President Gregory Fenves announced Tuesday morning he will leave the Texas flagship this summer to become president of Emory University. McCombs Dean Jay Hartzell will serve as the interim president.
UT will now refer to Travis County for overall COVID-19 numbers instead of tracking the number of student cases, as the University cannot reliably report on cases outside of Austin, UT spokesperson J.B. Bird said.
Composition professor Dan Welcher resigned on March 2 shortly before the University moved to terminate him for “repeatedly engaging in an array of unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature,” according to documents obtained by The Daily Texan.