This Web site is the online version of a report “Maintaining Excellence and Efficiency at The University of Texas at Austin” that was released in July 2011. It is intended to foster public debate about the challenges facing public higher education in Texas, how The University of Texas at Austin has achieved success, and how it can increase its success in providing a top-tier education, fostering world changing research and serving the citizens of Texas.

This report was written by Dean Randy L. Diehl and the College of Liberal Arts’ Executive Leadership Team:

Richard Flores, Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Esther Raizen. Associate Dean, Research
Marc Musick, Associate Dean, Student Division
Kathleen Aronson, Assistant Dean, Development & Alumni Relations
Heike Titus, Assistant to the Dean
Gary Susswein, Director of Public Affairs