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University of Texas System

Motto Disciplina Praesidium Civitatis
(Latin, "Cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy.")
Established 1876
Type Public university system
Endowment $13.234 billion[1]
Faculty 17,158[3]
Staff 62,982[4]
Undergraduates 141,134[2]
Location Austin, Texas, United States
Campus 15 campuses
Website www.utsystem.edu

The University of Texas System comprises fifteen educational institutions in Texas, of which nine are general academic universities and six are health institutions. The UT System also offers online courses and degrees from UT institutions via the UT TeleCampus. Image File history File links Official seal of the University of Texas System. ... A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1876 Pick up Sticks(MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... A university system is a set of multiple affiliated university campuses that are geographically distributed. ... A financial endowment is a transfer of money or property donated to an institution, with the stipulation that it be invested, and the principal remain intact. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory,[1] the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: , Country United States State Texas Counties Travis County Government  - Mayor Will Wynn Area  - City  296. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... The UT TeleCampus (UTTC), launched in 1998, works with all 15 University of Texas System institutions to build and deliver collaborative online courses, degree programs and support services. ...


The system has a total enrollment of over 190,000 students. Its flagship institution is the University of Texas at Austin. The University of Texas at Austin (often referred to as The University of Texas, UT Austin, UT, or Texas) is a doctoral/research university located in Austin, Texas. ...


The university system had an operating budget of $10 billion in 2007, with research expenditures totalling over $1.8 billion.[5]

Contents

UT campuses and institutions

Universities

The University of Texas at Arlington, usually referred to as UT Arlington or UTA, is a nationally recognized comprehensive doctoral/research university classified by Carnegie as Research University - High Activity [2]. The university is located in Arlington, Texas, USA. UT Arlington has a student population of nearly 25,000 and... The University of Texas at Austin (often referred to as The University of Texas, UT Austin, UT, or Texas) is a doctoral/research university located in Austin, Texas. ... The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, frequently abbreviated UTB/TSC, is an educational institution located in Brownsville, Texas, on the land once occupied by Fort Brown. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The University of Texas at El Paso, popularly known as UTEP, is a public, coeducational university, and it is a member of the University of Texas System. ... UTSA is San Antonios largest university. ... The University of Texas at Tyler, also referred to as UT Tyler, is a public university located in Tyler, Texas, USA. It has a student body of over 5,900, a 17:1 student to faculty ratio, and a sprawling, park-like campus. ... The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (commonly called UT Permian Basin or simply UTPB) is located in Odessa, Texas. ... Nickname: Location within the state of Texas Country United States State Texas County Ector Government  - Mayor Larry Melton Area  - City 36. ... The University of Texas – Pan American, also known as UTPA or UT Pan Am, is part of The University of Texas System. ... Edinburg is a city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. ...

Health institutions

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston was created by the UT System Board of Regents and supported by the Texas Legislature in 1972. ... The UT Health Science Centers administration building. ... M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is a cancer research facility in the United States. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: , Country United States State Texas Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Incorporated June 5, 1837 Government  - Mayor Bill White Area  - City  601. ... The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler (UTHCT) is a health institution located in Tyler, Texas. ... The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) is a component of the University of Texas System located in Galveston, Texas. ... Galveston redirects here. ... The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (also known as “Southwestern”) is one of the leading medical research facilities in the United States. ... The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School is a public medical school in Dallas, Texas. ...

Board of Regents

Officers

  • James R. Huffines, Chairman
  • Rita C. Clements, Vice Chairman
  • Cyndi Taylor Krier, Vice Chairman
  • Francie A. Frederick, Counsel and Secretary

Regents

  • Judith L. Craven, M.D.
  • John W. Barnhill, Jr.
  • H. Scott Caven, Jr.
  • Robert B. Rowling
  • Colleen McHugh
  • Randal Matthew Camarillo, Student Regent

Robert Rowling is the founder of TRT Holdings, the holding company of Omni Hotels and Golds Gym. ...

Comparison

Campus Campus Land Area

(acres)

Founded Enrollment

(Fall 2006)

Operating Expenses

(2006)

Athletics Nickname U.S. News Ranking (2008)

[6]

SJTU World Ranking[7](2006)

(2006)

NCAA Category
University of Texas at Arlington 400 1895 25,297 $54 million Mavericks ?? ?? Division I - AA
University of Texas at Austin 350 1883 49,696 $5.54 billion Longhorns 44 ?? Division I - A
University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College 380 1973 and 1926, respectively; combined since 1991 15,697 $101.5 million Scorpions ?? ?? NAIA
University of Texas at Dallas 455 1961 14,523 $222.4 million Comets ?? ?? Division III
University of Texas at El Paso 366 1914 19,842 $132 million Miners ?? ?? Division I - A
University of Texas at San Antonio 600 1969 31,968 $46.6 million Roadrunners ?? ?? Division I - AA
University of Texas at Tyler 204 1971 5,326 ?? Patriots ?? ?? Division III
University of Texas of the Permian Basin ?? 1973 3,840 $46.5 million Falcons ?? ?? Division II
University of Texas–Pan American 238 1927 17,048 ?? Broncs ?? ?? Division I - AA

The University of Texas at Arlington, usually referred to as UT Arlington or UTA, is a nationally recognized comprehensive doctoral/research university classified by Carnegie as Research University - High Activity [2]. The university is located in Arlington, Texas, USA. UT Arlington has a student population of nearly 25,000 and... The University of Texas at Austin (often referred to as The University of Texas, UT Austin, UT, or Texas) is a doctoral/research university located in Austin, Texas. ... Texas Longhorns athletics programs include the extramural and intramural sports teams of The University of Texas at Austin. ... The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, frequently abbreviated UTB/TSC, is an educational institution located in Brownsville, Texas, on the land once occupied by Fort Brown. ... The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (better known as the NAIA) traces its roots to the National Association of Intercollegiate Basketball. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The University of Texas at El Paso, popularly known as UTEP, is a public, coeducational university, and it is a member of the University of Texas System. ... UTSA is San Antonios largest university. ... The University of Texas at Tyler, also referred to as UT Tyler, is a public university located in Tyler, Texas, USA. It has a student body of over 5,900, a 17:1 student to faculty ratio, and a sprawling, park-like campus. ... The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (commonly called UT Permian Basin or simply UTPB) is located in Odessa, Texas. ... The University of Texas – Pan American, also known as UTPA or UT Pan Am, is part of The University of Texas System. ...

Research and enrollment

UT institution Research expenditure (2006)[8] Enrollment (Fall 2006)[9]
UT Austin $446.7 million 49,696
UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center $409.7 million 89
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas $333.3 million 2,350
UT Health Science Center at Houston $175.2 million 3,746
UTMB $155.5 million 4,155
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
(UTHSCSA)
$139.8 million 3,079
UT Dallas $43.1 million 14,421
UT El Paso $41.9 million 19,842
UT Arlington $34.9 million 25,297
UT San Antonio $32.3 million 31,968
UT Health Center at Tyler $12.6 million n/a
UT Pan American $6.8 million 17,048
UT Brownsville $5.9 million 12,133
UT Permian Basin $2.4 million 3,406
UT Tyler $0.9 million 3,480
Total[10] $1840.4 million 190,903

University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin (full official name), often UT or Texas for short, is the flagship institution of the University of Texas System, the largest public university system in Texas, established in 1883. ... The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is one of the nations original three comprehensive cancer centers established by the National Cancer Act of 1971. ... The medical center is located adjacent to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and near UT Dallas, Southern Methodist University, Childrens Medical Center, and the headquarters of the American Heart Association. ... The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston was created by the UT System Board of Regents and supported by the Texas Legislature in 1972. ... Old Red, the medical schools original building. ... The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) is the largest comprehensive health sciences university in South Texas. ... The University of Texas at Dallas is a branch of the UT system, which, despite its name, is located in the Dallas suburb of Richardson, Texas. ... The University of Texas at El Paso, popularly known as UTEP, is a public, coeducational university, and it is a member of the University of Texas System. ... The University of Texas at Arlington, usually referred to as UT Arlington or UTA, is a nationally recognized comprehensive doctoral/research university in Arlington, Texas, USA. It is classified by Carnegie as Research University - High Activity [2]. UT Arlington has a student population of nearly 25,000 and is the... UTSA is San Antonios largest university. ... The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler (UTHCT) is a health institution located in Tyler, Texas. ... The University of Texas – Pan American, also known as UTPA or UT-Pan Am, is part of The University of Texas System. ... The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, frequently abbreviated and called UTB/TSC or UTB-TSC, is an educational institution located in Brownsville, Texas, on the land once occupied by Fort Brown. ... The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (commonly called UT Permian Basin or simply UTPB) is located in Odessa, Texas. ... The University of Texas at Tyler, also referred to as UT Tyler, is a public university located in Tyler, Texas, USA. It has a student body of over 5,900, a 17:1 student to faculty ratio, and a sprawling, park-like campus. ...

Achievements

Nobel Laureate affiliation

Among the high marks of the University of Texas system are 9 Nobel prizes.[11] The all-time number of Nobel Laureates affiliated with the system among other academic institutions are: Nobel Prizes have always been a source of pride for universities, suggesting their excellence in teaching or in providing research opportunities. ...

Campus Number of Affiliated Nobel Laureates
UT Austin 8
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas 5
UT Dallas 3
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston 2

University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin (full official name), often UT or Texas for short, is the flagship institution of the University of Texas System, the largest public university system in Texas, established in 1883. ... The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (also known as “Southwestern”) is one of the leading medical research facilities in the United States. ... The University of Texas at Dallas is a branch of the UT system, which, despite its name, is located in the Dallas suburb of Richardson, Texas. ... The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston was created by the UT System Board of Regents and supported by the Texas Legislature in 1972. ...

Faculty honors

As of 2007[12]:

Distinction Number
Shaw laureates 1
Pulitzer Prize recipients 20
Members of the Institute of Medicine 29
Members of the National Academy of Sciences 41
Members of the National Academy of Engineering 51
Members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 59
Members of the American Law Institute 25
Members of the American Academy of Nursing 59
Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators 10
Members of the International Association for Dental Research 37

The Shaw Prize is established by Sir Run Run Shaw (邵逸夫 1907–), a leader in the media industry in Hong Kong and a long-time philanthropist, to, in the official words, honor individuals, regardless of race, nationality and religious belief, who have achieved significant breakthrough in academic... The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical composition. ... The Institute of Medicine, a part of the National Academy of Sciences, is an American organization whose purpose is to provide national advice on issues relating to biomedical science, medicine, and health (National Academy of Sciences, n. ... President Harding and the National Academy of Sciences at the White House, Washington, DC, April 1921 The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine. ... Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in the United States provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. ... The House of the Academy, Cambridge, Massachusetts. ... The American Law Institute (ALI) was established in 1923 to promote the clarification and simplification of American common law and its adaptation to changing social needs. ... The American Academy of Nursing (AAN) generates, synthesizes, and disseminates nursing knowledge to contribute to health policy and practice for the benefit of the public and the nursing profession. ... The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is a United States non-profit medical research institute based in Chevy Chase, Maryland and originally founded by the aviator and engineer Howard Hughes in 1953. ... The International Association for Dental Research(IADR) is a professional association that focuses on research in the field of dentistry. ...

National rankings

The University of Texas at Austin (often referred to as The University of Texas, UT Austin, UT, or Texas) is a doctoral/research university located in Austin, Texas. ... The National Research Council (NRC) of the USA is the working arm of the United States National Academy of Sciences and the United States National Academy of Engineering, carrying out most of the studies done in their names. ... The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School is a public medical school in Dallas, Texas. ... Nobel Prize medal. ... M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is a cancer research facility in the United States. ... The UT Health Science Centers administration building. ...

Gallery

Notes

  1. ^ 2006 figure. Accessed April 28, 2007.
  2. ^ 2005 figure
  3. ^ 2006 figure
  4. ^ 2006 figure
  5. ^ http://www.utsystem.edu/news/Files/FastFacts2007.pdf
  6. ^ http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/usnews/edu/college/rankings/brief/t1natudoc_brief.php
  7. ^ http://ed.sjtu.edu.cn/ranking.htm
  8. ^ http://www.utsystem.edu/news/fastfacts.html
  9. ^ http://www.utsystem.edu/NEWS/ComponentFacts.htm
  10. ^ [1]
  11. ^ UT Fast Facts 2007. University of Texas System (2007-04-28). Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  12. ^ Ibid.
  13. ^ World University Rankings. The Times Higher World University Rankings 2005. The Times Higher Education Supplement. Retrieved on 2006-02-10.
  14. ^ M. D. Anderson Recognized For Contributions in Cancer Care. News Room. The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Retrieved on 2006-02-10.
  15. ^ International report gives Dental School high marks. HSC News. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Retrieved on 2006-02-10.
  16. ^ President gives annual State of the University Address. HSC News. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Retrieved on 2006-02-10.
  17. ^ http://www.utexas.edu/welcome/rankings.html

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Times Higher Education Supplement, also known as The Times Higher or The THES for short, is a newspaper based in London that reports specifically on issues related to higher education. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is a Cancer Research facility in The United States. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The UT Health Science Centers administration building. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The UT Health Science Centers administration building. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

See also

// The entrance to the Lamar High School auditorium in Houston is decorated with a map of the state of Texas. ...

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