Topic: President William C. Powers

UT Austin Celebrates 35 Prestigious New Scholarships and Fellowships

March 25, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin will hold its annual dinner March 27, hosted by President Bill Powers, to recognize 35 newly established Endowed Presidential Scholarships and Fellowships benefiting students in a range of disciplines.

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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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Provost Among Four UT Austin Engineers Elected to National Academy, the Highest Number of Members Elected Among U.S. Universities in 2014

Feb. 6, 2014

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced today that Gregory L. Fenves, executive vice president and provost of The University of Texas at Austin, is one of four professors from the Cockrell School of Engineering to be elected to the prestigious academy this year.

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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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Austin MLK Jr. Day Celebration Will Begin on UT Austin Campus

Jan. 15, 2014

The 21st annual community march celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. will begin with a rally at the MLK Jr. Statue on the East Mall at The University of Texas at Austin at 9 a.m. on Jan. 20. The theme for this year is "Dream Even Further."

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