Friday, February 28, 2020
drawing of proposed Administrative and Faculty Support Services building

Regents OK construction, degree programs

On Wednesday, the UT System Board of Regents approved design development plans and appropriated funding for the Administrative and Faculty Support Services building, which will replace the recently demolished Trinity House.

The 57,000-square-foot building will be home to Faculty Affairs, the Center for Research on Teaching and Learning Excellence, University Analytics, the Office of Global Education, and the Office of Information Technology. Construction of the facility will begin in March, with a completion goal of January 2021.

The regents also approved four new degree programs, which must be authorized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The degrees are:

  • Master of Science in learning analytics, College of Science
  • Master of Education in special education, College of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in philanthropy, College of Liberal Arts and College of Business
  • Bachelor of Science in data science, College of Science
Native American in powwow regalia

Powwow marks 25 years

Native Americans tribes from across Texas and the Southwest celebrate their culture and heritage at the UTA Native American Student Association's 25th annual Scholarship Powwow Saturday, Feb. 29, at the Maverick Activities Center.

UTA Magazine-winter 2020

'UTA Magazine'

Read the latest issue of UTA Magazine to learn how UTA is helping manage the world's water, supporting student success, celebrating remarkable alumni, and enablling world-renowned faculty members in their research.

Voting information

Read UTA's rules on taking time to vote. Early voting ends at 5 p.m. today, Friday, Feb. 28, at the Maverick Activities Center. Learn more about voting in the Tuesday, March 3, primary election.

Eliminate tobacco event

Public Health students discuss the benefits of eliminating tobacco noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at the Maverick Activities Center. Lunch is free for the first 100 attendees.

Check service awards list

Faculty and staff members reaching milestones of 10 years or more of service should review the 2020 service awards list for accuracy. Email any changes, additions, or deletions to by today, Friday, Feb. 28.

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