Recruiting a more diverse campus community, investing in more student housing and increasing housing accommodations for disabled and LGBTQ students are just three of 48 goals from the University’s newly released Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan.
In preparation for the one-year anniversary of the death of dance freshman Haruka Weiser, UT President Gregory Fenves emailed the campus community to announce a vigil in her honor as well as provide a detailed report of updated security measures on campus.
The Cultivating Learning and Safe Environments survey, found 15 percent of female undergraduates had been “raped, either through force, threat of force, incapacitation or other forms of coercion,” since their enrollment at UT Austin.
UT would be required to provide students who receive financial aid with information regarding estimates of the amount of student debt they might incur under a bill unanimously passed by the Senate Monday.
Lions Municipal Golf Course, one of the first desegregated golf courses in the South, would be transferred from University ownership to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department if a bill considered by the legislature passes.