Topic: Ford Foundation

Ford Foundation's Darren Walker to Speak at Commencement

March 6, 2015
commencement-2014

Darren Walker, a Texas Ex and president of the Ford Foundation, will deliver the keynote address during the 2015 spring commencement ceremony on May 23.

Read more

Turning difficult dialogues into constructive communication

March 16, 2011
Turning difficult dialogues into constructive communication

Difficult Dialogues courses offer just as much of a learning experience to the students as they do to the faculty that teach them. Participate in a Difficult Dialogues public forum on March 29 with Lawrence Wright, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author.

Read more

Governance Institute Created to Increase Community College Student Completion Rates

April 30, 2010

The national Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) and The University of Texas at Austin's Community College Leadership Program (CCLP) have partnered to create the Governance Institute for Student Success, thanks to a $2 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Read more