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UT Austin launches new Wellness Time Off program

November 28, 2022

Being one of the world’s premiere places to work involves looking after employees’ health and wellness, something The University of Texas at Austin has taken a step further with the launch of its newest employee benefits program. Earlier this month, UT Austin rolled out its Wellness Time Off program to support the overall well-being of the university’s leave-eligible employees.

Darrell Bazzell

My departure from the university and other organizational changes

November 16, 2022

Later today, you will receive a message from President Jay Hartzell announcing my decision to leave the university. Coupled with this message will be the announcement that the Facilities Planning and Management (FPM) team, previously reporting to David Darling, will transition to the Business Strategies and Operations portfolio to be led by Jim Davis in his new role as Vice President for Business Strategies and Operations.

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UT Austin again earns global recognition for sustainability efforts

November 14, 2022

As The University of Texas at Austin continues its work toward a greener campus, it is being globally recognized for its efforts. 

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UT Austin designated Silver Level Bike Friendly University

November 11, 2022

Earlier this year, The University of Texas at Austin was named a Silver Level Bike Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists.

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Diversity & Inclusion Highlight: Facilities Services Add Evening Time Slots and Live Interpretation at Team Meetings

November 1, 2022

Facilities Services (FS) has practiced diversity and inclusion in their daily work in many different ways. At their June 2022 all hands meeting they incorporated new practices to add to their efforts which they plan to continue.

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Announcing Justin Pickens as Director of the Budget Office Services

October 31, 2022

Dear FAS colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that Justin Pickens has accepted the role of Budget Director effective 12/1/2022.

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