Tribpedia: University Of Texas System

The University of Texas System is the largest university system in the state. The system includes nine academic campuses and six medical campuses.

The flagship campus of the UT System is the University of Texas at Austin. Other academic campuses are at the University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas at Brownsville, University of Texas at Dallas, Univeresity of Texas at El Paso, University of Texas Pan American, University of Texas Permian Basin, University of Texas at San Antonio and University of Texas at Tyler.

More than 195,000 undergraduate, graduate and medical students were enrolled at University of Texas campuses in fall 2008.

The System has a budget of $11.5 billion for the 2009 fiscal year.

The System is led by a chancellor and a 10-member board of regents, including a student regent. Each regent is appointed by the governor to a six-year term, except for the student regent.

The board of regents holds several public meetings a year.


New UT-Austin basketball coach Shaka Smart (left) and UT football coach Charlie Strong.

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