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Accelerating Change Starts Here

Six months ago, we launched Change Starts Here, our 10-year strategic plan to become the highest-impact public research university in the world. Change Starts Here is not merely a vehicle for driving UT Austin’s transformation; it is a way to tell the story of our progress and our vision for the future.

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Resources and Support for a Strong Fall Finish

It has been incredibly rewarding to see the tremendous engagement from our undergraduate and graduate students this fall term...

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Darrell Bazzell Leaving Position as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Associated Changes

I am writing to share that Darrell Bazzell has let me know he will be leaving the university at the end of the spring semester. We will begin a national search soon to identify his successor...

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New Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the Dell Medical School

After a national search, I am delighted to announce that Dr. Claudia Lucchinetti will serve as the next Dean of the Dell Medical School and the Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, effective December 1, 2022. 

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2022 State of the University Address

An idea can change the world. The University of Texas began as an idea enshrined in the Texas Constitution. From that idea, our university has grown to more than 20,000 faculty and staff members, 52,000 students and 550,000 living alumni. We have evolved from a university of the first class to a university that is world-class, and today, we’re a recognized leader on the global frontier of higher education.

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Reimagining East Mall to Honor Precursors

During the past two years, we have worked together to launch an exciting, shared vision for our university’s future...

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