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.
Texas will distribute more Personal Protective Equipment across the state, with more expected to be coming in as a result of the supply chain strike force, Gov. Greg Abbott said in a press conference Monday.
Next year’s student body president Anagha Kikkeri and vice president Winston Hung will be sworn in over Zoom next Tuesday. Kikkeri and Hung were elected last month, and Student Government plans to transition to their administration remotely during the upcoming assembly meeting Tuesday.
While all enrolled undergraduate and graduate students will complete their classes and exams online, almost one-third of students enrolled in University Extension do not yet have the option to finish their self-paced courses online.