On May 1, 2017, biology junior Kendrex J. White stabbed four students near Gregory Gymnasium. One student was confirmed dead, the others sustained injuries. The suspect was almost immediately taken into custody.
UT System Chancellor William McRaven decided last Wednesday to give up his seat on the board of the University of Texas Investment Management Co. in order to have the position filled by a Texas A&M System representative instead.
The University of Texas at Austin received two grants totaling $2.7 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation this month to strengthen, promote and defend the contributions of the humanities and arts departments.
Gregory Vincent, vice president for diversity and community engagement, announced Thursday he will leave UT to serve as president of his alma mater, Hobart and William Smith Colleges in New York state, starting on July 16.