Topic: Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa

Statement from President Powers on Chancellor Cigarroa's Resignation

Feb. 10, 2014

The following is a statement from UT Austin President Bill Powers on UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa's resignation:

Chancellor Cigarroa has worked tirelessly on critical issues for the last five years and has become a leader in the national discussion about improving higher education. We are in a better place in Texas because of his leadership.

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Inaugural Dean Named at UT Austin's Dell Medical School

Jan. 21, 2014

Dr. S. Claiborne "Clay" Johnston has been named inaugural dean of the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin. He will lead the school in developing new approaches for teaching, patient care and research that build on a vision to transform both medical education and health care delivery.

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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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26 Faculty Members Honored for Teaching Excellence

Aug. 21, 2013
26 Faculty Members Honored for Teaching Excellence

The 2013 winners of the Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards will be honored Wednesday for dedication to innovation in undergraduate instruction. See the list of 26 winners.

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Dells' Foundation Invests $50 Million in UT Med School

Jan. 30, 2013
Dells' Foundation Invests $50 Million in UT Med School

The Dell Medical School, as it will be known, is one of several investments the Dell family foundation has made at UT and in Central Texas.

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