UT Austin’s 29th President, Gregory L. Fenves, shares his thoughts about the future of the university, its strengths, and how students are thinking across boundaries and disciplines. He also discusses the mandate handed down in the Texas Constitution to create a “university of the first class,” and the pursuit to deliver that to every student.
The University of Texas at Austin Class of 2015 graduated in the midst of severe thunderstorms and tornado warnings on May 22-23. Despite the adversity, Darren Walker, B.A., B.S. '82, J.D. '86, president of the Ford Foundation and a Distinguished Alumnus, delivered an inspiring keynote speech in an abbreviated indoor program.
Watch the speeches and meet four outstanding members of the Class of 2015.
Among the graduates of UT Austin are people who grabbed their University of Texas experience from Day 1, seeking mentors, conducting research, earning leadership roles, forging connections and making big plans for their next chapters. These students, like so many others, are leaving an indelible mark on their alma mater, and we can't wait to follow their next move.
The University of Texas at Austin is a vast place, with more than 40 acres of campus containing untold collections, artifacts and treasures. From secret nooks to unexpected resources, surprises can be found all over campus. Our #HiddenUT series shines a spotlight onto UT’s unheralded gems.
Game Changers showcases our most dynamic and inspirational faculty with fresh perspectives about contemporary and relevant topics, Game Changers is an opportunity for students, alumni and the community to benefit from lifelong learning offered by The University of Texas at Austin.