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With Greg Fenves leaving, UT-Austin loses "steady" hand in unsteady times

Fenves’ five-year tenure as president brought a sense of stability to the downtown Austin campus. With the coronavirus pandemic upending the university and hammering its budget, his successor will face "trial by ordeal."

University of Texas at Austin President Greg Fenves talks with attendees after his state of the university address on Sept. 13, 2016.

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