Topic: Faculty

UT Austin Faculty Use New Tool to Drive Public Debate Through the Media

May 1, 2014

University of Texas at Austin professors and thought leaders are weighing in on key public policy debates and helping expand public understanding of complex issues through a new, wire-style news service that offers faculty-written columns, op-eds and analyses to news outlets across the state and country.

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Hilley Receives Music Teachers National Association's Teacher of the Year Award

April 15, 2014

The Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) has named Martha Hilley, a professor in the College of Fine Arts' Butler School of Music at The University of Texas at Austin, their 2014 Teacher of the Year.

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Report Highlights Importance of More Fully Engaging Part-Time Faculty at Community Colleges

April 8, 2014

Despite the fact that, compared to full-time faculty, community college part-time faculty have less teaching experience, hold fewer advanced degrees, and are not on a tenure track, they are most often assigned to teach students who require more help, says a new University of Texas at Austin report.

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20 Inaugural Provost's Teaching Fellows Named

Oct. 15, 2013
Senior Teaching Fellow Sam Gosling, right, team-teaches a psychology course with Jamie Pennebaker. [Credit: Marsha Miller]

Twenty leading faculty innovators have been appointed as inaugural Provost's Teaching Fellows to pursue specific projects to improve teaching and learning at the university.

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Former Law School Dean John Sutton Passes Away

April 22, 2013