Topic: Statement

Brain Specimens were Disposed of by Environmental Workers in 2002

Dec. 3, 2014

A preliminary university investigation has revealed that UT environmental health and safety officials disposed of multiple brain specimens in approximately 2002 in accordance with protocols concerning biological waste.

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Statement from UT Austin President Bill Powers on the White House Report About Sexual Assaults on American College Campuses

April 30, 2014

The following is a statement from University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers regarding the recent report from the White House Task Force to Protect Students From Sexual Assault:

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Statement from UT Austin President Bill Powers on Schuette Decision

April 22, 2014

The following is a statement from University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers regarding the Supreme Court's decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action:

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Statement Opposing Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions

Dec. 20, 2013

William C. Powers, President of The University of Texas at Austin, supports and has signed the following statement by the Executive Committee of the Association of American Universities.

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Statement on Ryan O'Neal Verdict from The University of Texas at Austin and the UT System

Dec. 19, 2013

We sought the second Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett only because we wanted to honor her legacy.  In her Living Trust she left "all of her artwork and art objects" to The University of Texas, and we thought it important to try to enforce her intent.

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