LBJ School Announcements

LBJ School Announcements

News August 28, 2017

Former HUD Secretary, Mayor of San Antonio Julián Castro Joins LBJ School at UT Austin

Julián Castro, who served as the 16th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under President Barack Obama from 2014 to 2017 and mayor of San Antonio from 2009 to 2014, will join the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin in September 2017.

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Julian Castro with four LBJ students
News June 29, 2017

LBJ School Home to New UT China Public Policy Center

The University of Texas at Austin will establish a new interdisciplinary China Public Policy Center, to be housed at the LBJ School, with a charge to make fresh and enduring contributions to the study of China-related policy topics while advancing U.S.-China relations and Texas-China relations.

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David Firestein
News March 20, 2017

Angela Evans, Dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs, receives honor for contributions to scholarship and policy

Angela Evans, Dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, is the recipient of the American Society for Public Administration’s (ASPA) Paul P. Van Riper Award for Excellence and Service.

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Angela Evans, dean of the LBJ School
News March 7, 2017

LBJ School of Public Affairs Appoints New Associate Dean

Angela M. Evans, Dean of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, recently announced the selection of Associate Professor Varun Rai as Associate Dean for Research.

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Varun Rai
News January 20, 2017

Remembering Harry Middleton, Inaugural Director of the LBJ Presidential Library

Harry Middleton, former director of the LBJ Presidential Library, former speechwriter for President Lyndon B. Johnson, teacher, and author, died January 20, 2017, in Austin, Texas. He was 95 years old.

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Harry Middleton and LBJ
News November 14, 2016

Kellie Sauls Named Executive Director of the Office of Student and Alumni Affairs at the LBJ School of Public Affairs

Kellie Sauls has been named executive director of the Office of Student and Alumni Affairs (OSAA) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

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LBJ School staff member Kellie Sauls
News September 30, 2016

LBJ Washington Center Celebrates Grand Opening

On September 20, the LBJ Washington Center celebrated its grand opening in the nation’s capital with a gathering of LBJ alumni, political dignitaries, members of the media and other invited guests.

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Members of the LBJ and DC communities come together with LBJ's daughters to celebrate the LBJ Washington Center opening
Media Mention September 22, 2016
News March 1, 2016

The LBJ School to Participate in Annual "Explore UT" Weekend March 5th

Held annually at UT Austin, Explore UT aims to inform students, parents, teachers and community members from across the state about the importance of the public research institution and higher education in Texas. The day-long event invites Texans of all ages to experience robust research

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News January 29, 2016

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