Policy and Law

Early figures show UT Austin School of Law draws more minority students

Aug. 27, 1998

Several initiatives undertaken by The University of Texas at Austin School of Law's Office of Admissions have resulted in an increase in the number of African American and Mexican American students entering law school here this year.

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Grant awarded to study needs of rural judicial districts

Aug. 5, 1998

A $43,000 grant to study the telecommunications and computing needs of rural judicial districts in Texas has been awarded to faculty at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at The University of Texas at Austin.

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UT Austin researchers to begin $20 million study on welfare reform

July 7, 1998

Two University of Texas at Austin College of Liberal Arts researchers will play key roles in a monumental study of the effects of welfare reform on low-income families scheduled to begin this month.

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UT Austin School of Law ranking basedon hirings by highest-grossing law firms

May 14, 1998

The University of Texas at Austin's School of Law was ranked among the nation's top 20 law schools in a recent edition of The American Lawyer magazine.

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Advisory committee forwards recommendations to enhance UT Austin's current compensation and classification plan to President Larry R. Faulkner

April 30, 1998

A presidential advisory committee on Thursday outlined major revisions to modify and enhance The University of Texas at Austin's current compensation and classification plan for staff. The committee recommended increases in minimum salary rates, pay raises for staff members making below the market rate for similar jobs in Austin and other relevant labor markets, and special equity adjustments based on job performance.

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