Chancellor's Council Chairperson

2013-2014 Chancellor's Council Chair,
Joe Holt, and wife, Sonja Holt

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Member Spotlight

Deborah and Andrew Johnson have learned that “of the first class” is a descriptor that can be attributed to any and all of the UT institutions.

Read more about the Johnsons.

Read about what inspires others to support The University of Texas System.

The Chancellor's Council Executive Committee is the core leadership group for the Chancellor. The group convenes several times annually and engages in dialogue with the Chancellor, UT System executive officers, UT presidents and faculty regarding special initiatives and issues of importance to higher education in Texas. Interested in learning about participation on the Executive Committee? For more information, please contact us (512) 499-4740 or by email at To contact a member of our staff directly, please vist our Contact Information page.

Coming Soon!


Chancellor's Council Executive Committee Fall Business Meeting
September 26 - 27, 2014, Kansas City, MO

We have much to accomplish at the 2014 Chancellor’s Council Executive Committee fall business meeting, September 26th and 27th. Included in our agenda is a vote on the proposed changes to the CCEC bylaws. We will also be welcoming a new Chancellor's Council chair, as well as new members to the CCEC.

We hope you like the agenda we have planned for the weekend. Follow this link for more information.


Looking Back

Chancellor's Council Executive Committee Spring Business Meeting & The 47th Chancellor's Council Annual Meeting and Symposium
May 2, 2014, Austin, TX

At University of Texas institutions across the state, a Texas-sized spirit fuels intense curiosity. It's a relentless drive that spurs innovation in the way we teach, conduct research and deliver health care. At the 47th Chancellor's Council Annual Meeting & Symposium, Chancellor's Council Members and special guests learned how UT institutions are harnessing the power of innovation.

Visit the Annual Meeting website for excerpts and videos.



Chancellor's Council Executive Committee Winter Business Meeting

January 24 & 25, 2014, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Executive Committee members gathered at UTMB and witnessed firsthand how faculty, students and employees at the oldest academic health university in the state are addressing 21st century challenges. Executive Committee members were briefed on the newest vaccine developments that provide hope for those who suffer from addiction. Members were also given an overview of polar medical operations for the United States Antarctic Program and toured one of two national Biocontainment Laboratories to learn about the latest strategies for fighting infectious disease and defending us from bioterrorism.

Winter 2014 Business Meeting Minutes

Chancellor's Council Executive Committee Fall Business Meeting

September 6-8, 2013, Park City, Utah

Executive Committee members traveled to Utah for the Fall 2013 Business Meeting. During that meeting, committee members received an update on campus security, as well as a briefing from the Chancellor on Project South Texas and the 83rd Texas Legislative Session. Committee members wrapped up the weekend with a trip to Provo to cheer on the Texas Longhorns as they took on the Brigham Young Cougars.

Fall 2013 Business Meeting Minutes

Chancellor's Council Executive Committee Spring Business Meeting and the 46th Annual Chancellor's Council Meeting & Symposium

May 3, 2013, Austin, TX

More than 800 Chancellor’s Council members joined Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa and met four all-star alumni whose UT educations have left an indelible brand on their lives and enabled them to make a profound impact on the world.

Spring 2013 Business Meeting Minutes

2013 Winter Meeting

Chancellor's Council Executive Committee Winter Business Meeting

January 24-25, 2013, Austin, TX

More than 200 attendees gathered for the 2013 Winter Meeting to hear from UT Austin professors - and their students - covering topics ranging from "Changing the Way the World Thinks about Energy" to "Ending Childhood Obesity." Those who attended the business meeting were introduced to some entrepreneurial UT students, received an update on the proposed new university in South Texas and heard the Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations, Barry McBee, discuss UT System priorities for the 2013 session of the Texas Legislature.

Winter 2013 Business Meeting Minutes