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The University of Texas has a bold vision for the 21st century that embraces innovation and discovery. A vision that enriches the educational experience, takes on the most serious global challenges, and offers creative solutions. It is the vision of the Commission of 125, a group of dedicated alumni and friends who spent two years evaluating our university and giving us our charge:

“The University of Texas will be the best in the world at creating a disciplined culture of excellence that generates intellectual excitement, transforms lives, and develops leaders. The University of Texas will define for the 21st century what it means to be a university of the first class.”

To reach our goal we created The Campaign for Texas: an eight-year, $3 billion fundraising effort. After a momentum-building phase that began in September 2006, the campaign was announced publicly in October 2008, coinciding with the university’s 125th anniversary.

Read about our accomplishments so far and about the work that’s still ahead.

Tillerson Family Commits $5 Million to Engineering Education and Research Center

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Dell Medical School’s Clay Johnston: How Do You Reinvent Health Care?

Sunday, April 13, 2014

40 Hours for the Forty Acres Sets Fundraising Challenge for Alumni and Students

Thursday, March 27, 2014

University Celebrates 35 Prestigious New Scholarships and Fellowships

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Several UT Graduate Schools in US News & World Report Top 15

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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