EVENT: Bill Powers, president of The University of Texas at Austin, will deliver his ninth and final State of the University Address, presenting a public assessment on the progress of the institution. He will highlight the university’s accomplishments during the past year and outline the challenges and goals for the coming year. The event is open to the public.
WHEN: 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22
WHERE: The ballroom of the Student Activity Center, 2201 Speedway between 24th and 21st streets.
BROADCASTS AND ONLINE VIEWING:
- The President’s State of the University Address will be broadcast live starting at 3:45 p.m. on the Web and on campus cable channels 7 and 11 on Sept. 22.
- Watch live streaming video from the State of the University Address webcast page, http://events.utexas.edu/sotu/webcast, or watch the video afterward. The president’s report also will be broadcast live on the Longhorn Network.
BACKGROUND: Powers is the 28th president of The University of Texas at Austin. During his nearly nine years in office his administration has guided the university’s student success initiatives, led a $3.1 billion capital campaign, launched efforts to improve the four-year graduation rates, established a medical school and maintained UT Austin as one of the top universities in the world.