2014-2015 Chancellor's Council Chair
    Frank Alexander with his wife, Jane.


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Member Spotlight

The more they learn about each of the UT institutions, the prouder they become about supporting the UT System.

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


The Chancellor’s Council is a group of dedicated supporters and friends of the UT System. Founded in 1965 by the Board of Regents and Development Board leaders, the Chancellor’s Council recognizes major contributors and encourages continuous public and private support of Texas higher education. At more than 16,000-strong, members of the Chancellor’s Council represent 165 counties across Texas, all 50 states and 21 countries. Each of these members shares the important role of serving as advocates for higher education and health care.  


For more than 47 years the Chancellor’s Council has served to recognize and pay tribute to alumni and friends for their generosity to one or more of the UT System institutions and to encourage continued involvement. There are many ways to get involved and support the UT System.

Individuals become members of the Chancellor’s Council when their cumulative giving—to The University of Texas System or to one or more of the UT institutions—totals a minimum of $10,000 in outright gifts or $15,000 in a planned gift. If you would like to discuss your eligibility for Chancellor’s Council membership, or if you would like to join the Chancellor’s Council, please contact us at (512) 499-4740 or by email at chancellorscouncil@utsystem.edu. To contact a member of our staff directly, please vist our Contact Information page.

Programs & Activities

The 47th Chancellor's Council Annual Meeting and Symposium celebrated the achievements of five pioneering individuals in The University of Texas System. Visit the Annual Meeting website. Give to the UT System.

Chancellor’s Council members are invited to attend the Annual Meeting & Symposium held each spring, usually the first Friday in May, which includes Chancellor's “State of the System” address and features presentations that focus on innovative programs and dynamic works at UT System institutions. 

Members may also receive special invitations to events with the Chancellor and key administrators, including opportunities to attend enriching activities both on and off campuses.


Chancellor's Council members receive frequent communications about UT System news and events through publications, periodic mailings, e-newsletters and other personal communications.

If you are interested in receiving communications from the Chancellor, you may subscribe by sending an email to chancellorscouncil@utsystem.edu.