UT Foundation

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Donor Stories

Planting Seeds of Service

“I had scholarships throughout my pharmacy education,” Dick Gourley says. “I couldn’t have made it without them." more »

Dick Gourley

Student & Faculty Stories

Passing the Torch of Teacher Excellence

Beth Scripa, who graduated summa cum laude in May with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish, is the 2012 recipient of the Claxton Medallion Award. more »

Beth Scripa

Results & Initiatives Stories

Lifetime of Loyalty to Nursing

“I always knew the Lord was leading me to be of service to others,” says Dianne Greenhill more »

Dianne Greenhill

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The UT System has an estimated economic impact of more than $2.5 billion on the state.


UT has more than 355,000 alumni worldwide.


Approximately 50,000 students are enrolled at UT.


UT has a presence in all 95 counties.