University of Texas System


University of Texas System

Infobox University
name=University of Texas System


(Latin: "Cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy")
established=1876
type=Public university system
endowment=$13.234 billion [ [http://www.utsystem.edu/news/2006/UTIMCO-CEOResigns-09-05-06.htm 2006 figure] . Accessed April 28, 2007.]
Chancellor=Mark G. Yudof
city=Austin
state=Texas
country=United States
undergrad=141,134 [ [http://www.utsystem.edu/isp/analyses/2006/UndergradEnrollment-Fall2005.pdf 2005 figure] ]
grad=59,752
faculty=17,158 [http://www.utsystem.edu/news/Files/FastFacts2007.pdf 2006 figure] ]
staff=62,982
campus= 15 campuses
website= [http://www.utsystem.edu/ www.utsystem.edu]
The University of Texas System comprises fifteen educational institutions in Texas, of which nine are for academy universities and six are health institutions. The UT System also offers online courses and degrees from UT institutions via the UT TeleCampus.

The system has a total enrollment of over 190,000 students. Its flagship institution is the University of Texas at Austin.

The university system had an operating budget of $10 billion in 2007, with research expenditures totalling over $1.8 billion.http://www.utsystem.edu/news/Files/FastFacts2007.pdf]

UT campuses and institutions

Universities

*The University of Texas at Arlington (founded 1895)
*The University of Texas at Austin (founded 1883)
*The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College (founded 1973 and 1926, respectively; combined since 1991)
*The University of Texas at Dallas (Richardson; founded 1969)
*The University of Texas at El Paso (founded 1914)
*The University of Texas at San Antonio (founded 1969)
*The University of Texas at Tyler (founded 1971)
*The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (Odessa; founded 1973)
*The University of Texas–Pan American (Edinburg; founded 1927)

Health institutions

*The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
*The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
*The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center (Houston)
*University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
*University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston)
*University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (includes the UT Southwestern Medical School)

Board of Regents

Regents

*H. Scott Caven, Jr., Chairman
*James R. Huffines, Vice Chairman
*Robert B. Rowling, Vice Chairman
*John W. Barnhill, Jr.
*Colleen McHugh
*James D. Dannenbaum
*Paul Foster
*Printice L. Gary
*Janiece Longoria
*Benjamin L. Dower, Student Regent

UT System Executive Officers

*Kenneth I. Shine, Chancellor "ad interim" and Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs
*David B. Prior, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
*Scott C. Kelley, Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs
*Philip Aldridge, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Business Development
*Tonya M. Brown, Vice Chancellor for Administration
*Barry D. Burgdorf, Vice Chancellor and General Counsel
*Francie A. Frederick, General Counsel to the Board of Regents
*Geri H. Malandra, Vice Chancellor for Strategic Management
*Barry McBee, Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations
*H. Keith McDowell, Vice Chancellor for Research and Technology Transfer
*Randa S. Safady, Vice Chancellor for External Relations
*William H. Shute, Vice Chancellor for Federal Relations
*Amy Shaw Thomas, Vice Chancellor and Counsel for Health Affairs

UT System Officials

*Bruce Zimmerman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, The University of Texas Investment Management Co. (UTIMCO)
*Charles Chaffin, Chief Audit Executive
*Dan Sharphorn, Associate Vice Chancellor and Deputy General Counsel
*Pedro Reyes, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Planning and Assessment
*James Studer, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
*Martha Ellis, Associate Vice Chancellor for Community College Partnerships
*Randy Wallace, Associate Vice Chancellor, Controller and Chief Budget Officer
*Dan Stewart, Associate Vice Chancellor for Employee Benefits and Services
*Marg Knox, Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer
*Lewis Watkins, Chief Information Security Officer
*Larry Plutko, Chief Compliance Officer
*Darcy Hardy, Assistant Vice Chancellor and Executive Director, UT TeleCampus
*Florence Mayne, Executive Director of Real Estate
*Anthony P. de Bruyn, Director of Public Affairs

Comparison

Faculty honors

As of 2007 [" [http://www.utsystem.edu/news/Files/FastFacts2007.pdf Ibid.] "] :



National rankings

*The University of Texas at Austin was ranked by The Times as the world's 15th top ranking university overall.cite web | url = http://www.thes.co.uk/worldrankings/ | title = World University Rankings | work = The Times Higher World University Rankings 2005 | publisher = The Times Higher Education Supplement | accessdate = 2006-02-10] Seven doctoral programs at the University rank in the top 10 in the nation and 22 degree programs rank in the top 25, according to a comprehensive study of the quality of graduate schools conducted by the United States National Research Council.
*University of Texas Southwestern Medical School was ranked the 17th highest ranking medical school in 2005 in the United States, with four of Texas's eleven Nobel laureates, more than any other medical schools in United States.
*The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world's top ranking cancer centers in research and education.cite web | url = http://www.mdanderson.org/departments/newsroom/display.cfm?id=90D03116-048A-442D-A3A40E4D0360FABC&method=displayFull&pn=00c8a30f-c468-11d4-80fb00508b603a14 | title = M. D. Anderson Recognized For Contributions in Cancer Care | work = News Room | publisher = The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center | accessdate = 2006-02-10]
*The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio's Dental School ranked one of world's highest overall cite web | url = http://www.uthscsa.edu/hscnews/singleformat.asp?newID=1742 | title = International report gives Dental School high marks | work = HSC News | publisher = The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio | accessdate = 2006-02-10] , and fourth worldwide in dental science publications.cite web | url = http://www.uthscsa.edu/hscnews/singleformat.asp?newID=1813 | title = President gives annual State of the University Address | work = HSC News | publisher = The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio | accessdate = 2006-02-10]
*The University of Texas System ranks No. 1 for biotechnology patents among 424 universities in the world, according the Milken Institute and its September 2006 report on universities' biotechnology research and commercialization. [ [http://www.utexas.edu/welcome/rankings.html Rankings & Kudos : About UT : The University of Texas at Austin ] ]

Gallery



Notes

ee also

*Education in Texas

External links

* [http://www.utsystem.edu/ The University of Texas System]


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