The University wouldn’t be the world-class institution of higher learning it is without the support of those who share their time and resources. Many volunteer groups support the University’s development functions, which include attracting private support and improving public understanding of the University’s impact on Texas and the nation. These important volunteer groups include the Development Board and the Gift Planning Advisory Council.
The Development Board works closely with the president of the University to increase private support of the institution and champion University-wide development priorities. Members share the belief that philanthropy is an investment with a return — seed capital that helps to fuel an enterprise of enormous breadth and influence on our economy, health, culture, and overall quality of life.
Gift Planning Advisory Council
The Gift Planning Advisory Council (GPAC) consists of 25 volunteer members committed to the growth and development of the University’s gift planning program. The council’s statewide membership is drawn from leading experts in the professions of law, accounting, estate planning, wealth management, trust management, and insurance. For more information about UT Austin’s GPAC, please contact Pamela Gooby, development specialist, by phone (512-475-9671) or email.