The four-year graduation rate is now 57.7 percent — the highest on record and an increase of 2.6 percentage points from the previous year. More than 500 additional undergrad students graduated on time this year when compared with five years ago.Read more
In a ceremony filled with the presidential emblems, sweeping views of the Forty Acres and music from university and community ensembles, Gregory L. Fenves was formally inaugurated as the 29th president of The University of Texas at Austin on Sept. 17.Read more
Gregory L. Fenves, the 29th president of The University of Texas at Austin, will be available to discuss his vision for the university and his impressions during first day on the job.
Tillerson Family Commits $5 Million to Cockrell School of Engineering, Bolsters Engineering Education and Research Center
Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, and his wife, Renda, have made a personal pledge of $5 million to support the Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC), a 430,000-square-foot facility that will transform the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.Read more
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.Read more