Education and Leadership

Faulkner to welcome Dallas-Fort Worth area students during Send Off '99 celebration

June 15, 1999

President Larry R. Faulkner of The University of Texas at Austin will visit with UT-bound students and their parents from the Dallas-Fort Worth area during a "Send Off '99" celebration at the Ball Park at Arlington on Thursday (June 17).

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Sharon Brown appointed associate vice presidentfor research at The University of Texas at Austin

June 11, 1999

Dr. Sharon A. Brown, the James R. Dougherty, Jr. Centennial Professor in Nursing and associate dean for research in The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, has been appointed associate vice president for research. The announcement was made by Dr. Juan M. Sanchez, vice president for research.

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Faulkner welcomed by San Antonio students

May 14, 1999

President Larry R. Faulkner of The University of Texas at Austin was welcomed by hundreds of enthusiastic students recently at Highlands High School and John F. Kennedy High School in San Antonio, where he delivered scholarship offers to 29 outstanding high school seniors.

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Education propels UT Austin graduate, a first-generation American, to cross-cultural academic, research career

May 14, 1999

It wasn't until she was in the third grade in El Paso that first-generation American Patricia Sanchez discovered that education could be a vehicle for changing her life. The daughter of immigrants from Chihuahua, Mexico, Sanchez didn't understand the importance of grades until she became friends with a young Filipino student.

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UT's Gateway retention program wins honors

May 14, 1999

The Gateway Program, The University of Texas at Austin's retention program for freshmen and sophomores, has been honored with a 1999 Retention Excellence Award. The honor is bestowed by Noel-Levitz, an educational consulting firm in Iowa City, IA.

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