UTA Magazine
Investiture Excerpts: Other Speakers
President Emeritus, Student Congress President, U.T. System Chancellor and Regent

Wendell NeddermanWendell H. Nedderman
President Emeritus

“In many ways, the environment today is similar to when I became president. Enrollment is on the rise, new buildings are springing up, degree programs are being added, and research initiatives are expanding.”

Josh WarrenJosh Warren
Student Congress President

 “As UTA students, you have a wonderful opportunity to stand on the shoulders of some giants here on campus. I challenge you to do so. Then, one day, you may become one of those giants on whose shoulders others stand.”

Mark YudofMark G. Yudof
U.T. System Chancellor

“Your motto, ‘Expect great things,’ says it all. The U.T. System is expecting great things for UTA. And we believe that President Spaniolo is the leader who can help UTA meet those expectations.”

Robert EstradaRobert A. Estrada
U.T. System Board of Regents

“Today, we welcome the seventh president of The University of Texas at Arlington, James D. Spaniolo. Mr. President, with confidence we entrust to you The University of Texas at Arlington’s legacy from the past and the promise of its future.”

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