Topic: Association of American Universities

UT Austin President Powers Participates in White House Meeting on College Opportunity

Jan. 16, 2014

University of Texas at Austin president Bill Powers is joining President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and other university presidents today at a White House forum on increasing educational opportunities for low-income and disadvantaged students.

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UT Austin President Powers Meets with Congressional Leaders on Sequestration

Nov. 20, 2013

University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers and other higher education officials will meet today with congressional leaders to discuss federal sequestration's damaging effect on university research and possible solutions as Congress negotiates spending levels for 2014. 

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Powers to Chair Association of American Universities

Oct. 22, 2013
President Bill Powers will helm the Association of American Universities.

"It's a great honor and opportunity to lead the AAU at a time when higher education is confronting tremendous transformation," Powers said. Learn more.

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UT President Powers Elected to Chair Association of American Universities

Oct. 22, 2013

University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers has been elected as chair of the Association of American Universities, adding to his role as a national leader in addressing the key challenges facing higher education.

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Online Learning Must be Faculty-Driven, Innovative, UT Austin President Says

Aug. 14, 2013

University of Texas at Austin president Bill Powers has developed five guiding principles for using online technology in higher education that can help students learn more effectively and serve as a national model as universities navigate a rapidly changing landscape.

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