UT President Gregory Fenves announced plans to have enough housing for all undergraduate freshmen in the State of the University address on Wednesday. He also announced initiatives for graduate students such as a $10 million one-time allocation for tuition.
In a lawsuit filed against the University last week, engineering assistant professor Evdokia Nikolova said she was discriminated against and denied tenure during the 2018-2019 academic year because of her pregnancy.
The nationwide rank of UT’s undergraduate program rose one spot in the newest edition of the US News and World Report released last week, jumping from No. 15 to No. 14 among public universities. UT was also ranked by US News as the top public university in Texas again this year.