President Jay Hartzell gives his State of the University address at his Inauguration Ceremony

“My commitment is to do my best to lead UT, as we amplify our impact on every life we touch, and allow each of us to realize our potential.”


Presidential Inauguration and State of the University Address

Jay Hartzell was inaugurated as UT’s 30th president and delivered his vision for the future of the university during his State of the University Address on September 24, 2021.

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Updates on Merit and Strategic Planning for Talent Management

UT provides a special setting for our work and our careers. Our efforts to educate others and produce knowledge, scholarship and creative works are noble ones that literally change lives. To do this, it is all about our people – our faculty and staff who, on a daily basis, serve our students and discover new things about our world.

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Rich Reddick Appointed Senior Vice Provost for Curriculum and Enrollment and Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Dr. Reddick will lead our efforts to attract talented students, provide the support and resources for them to succeed and flourish, and help them best position themselves to follow their passions after graduation.

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Promotion and Tenure

We are blessed to be part of the state of Texas and are grateful for the continued support from the people of Texas that enables us to be a “university of the first class.” To that end, a first-class university requires first-class faculty. On Friday, we released the faculty promotion and tenure decisions for final approval.

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Unlocking student potential

The purpose of our university is to provide opportunity for extraordinary students from all backgrounds to discover their talents, gain new knowledge and build a foundation for their lives and careers.

Access to First Class
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Recruiting world-class faculty members

The faculty are at the core of everything we do at The University of Texas at Austin. Their exemplary research, teaching and scholarship inspire our students, serve our state and change the world.

Focused on Impact
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Transforming health and health care

With the Dell Medical School and colleges, schools and departments across campus, UT is reimagining not only medical and health education, but health care itself.

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Creating a vibrant Texas

The Texas Constitution of 1876 called for the creation of a “university of the first class,” which resulted in the founding of UT. Since our earliest days, it has been UT’s mission to serve Texas by driving economic, scientific and artistic progress for the benefit of society.

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