University of Texas at Austin.

Alternative names
Holding Repository
Dates:
Active 1998
Active 2009
Americans
English

History notes:

The University of Texas at Austin (UT) opened in 1883 with eight professors, four assistants, a proctor, and 221 male and female students.

The first set of graduates, consisting of thirteen law students, attended UT commencement on June 14, 1884. By World War I, enrollment rose to 2,254 and by World War II to over 11,000. African Americans were admitted in 1950, and by 1966, there were 27,345 students. Over the next 40 years, the university continued to expand. In 2009 enrollment reached over 50,000, ranking it as one of the top ten largest public universities, and the number of degrees conferred totaled 12,861.

From the description of UT Commencement Records, 1884-2010 (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 657352831

Loading...

Loading Relationships

Information

Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6c0039h
Ark ID:
w6c0039h
SNAC ID:
19233472

Subjects:

  • Commencement ceremonies
  • University of Texas at Austin--Buildings
  • Texas State Capitol Building
  • Education, higher
  • Aviation

Occupations:

not available for this record

Functions:

not available for this record

Places:

  • Austin (Tex.) (as recorded)
  • Austin (Tex.). Waller Creek (as recorded)
  • Texas--Austin (as recorded)
  • Austin (Tex.). Pease Park (as recorded)
  • Austin (Tex.) (as recorded)