Education and Leadership

UT Austin education researchers unveil new study on U.S. remedial efforts, links to state economic health

April 13, 1999

America's higher education establishment lacks a coherent strategy to confront the remedial education crisis, which prevents countless high school graduates from obtaining a college degree every year, say two UT Austin research professors, who will unveil a critical new study this month.

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UT Austin President Larry R. Faulkner bringing scholarship offers to 20 students in three HISD schools

April 7, 1999

The president of The University of Texas at Austin on Thursday (April 8) will visit three inner-city high schools in Houston, where he will meet with 20 students who will be offered scholarships totaling more than $250,000 over a period of four years.

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Ekland-Olson honored by College of Liberal Arts

March 29, 1999

Dr. Sheldon Ekland-Olson, executive vice president and provost at The University of Texas at Austin, was honored Saturday (March 27) for outstanding contributions to the College of Liberal Arts.

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UT celebrates students' academic achievements

March 25, 1999

Nearly 4,000 University of Texas at Austin junior and senior undergraduates who have a grade point of 3.5 or better will be honored by the University community.

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Adrian Rodriguez wins Harry S. Truman Scholarship

March 24, 1999

Adrian Joseph Rodriguez, a government and economics major at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

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