December Division Update

The end of the semester is upon us. Learn how our Student Affairs team is finishing it strong with these updates in our December staff newsletter.

Message from the VP

Gage Paine, Vice President for Student Affairs

Gage Paine, Vice President for Student Affairs

“My first day at The University of Texas at Austin was Sept. 2, 1986 but my first full day on campus was actually in August of that year. The staff of the Office of the Dean of Students was spending the day in a retreat based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. I learned a lot about myself and my new colleagues-to-be that day.” Read on…


 Latest News from the Division

Eric Conde at the SACThe holidays are here. Find out when Santa’s visiting the University Unions, what departments have in store for next semester and other big news across the Division.


Announcement about New Student Services

New Student Services logoNew Student Services, which oversees the orientation and transition of new students, is coming home to the Division. Get the details here.






 Student Affairs Standouts

Chris BurnettChris Burnett of Recreational Sports is one of two Division staff to receive Excellence Awards from the Eyes of Texas. Have you heard who got the Texas Parents Staff Merit Award? Find out about those and more in this month’s Standouts.



 UT Retired Faculty and Staff Association

UT Retired Faculty and Staff AssociationThinking about retirement? Discover how you can stay connected with life on the Forty Acres and the many friends you’ve made here by joining the UT Retired Faculty and Staff Association.


New Hires and Promotions 

We’re wrapping up the semester with several new hires and promotions. Check out who’s new and who deserves some congratulations.


Mark Your Calendar

Holiday Dinner with Housing and Food Service 12-5-13Don’t miss the holiday dinner with Housing and Food Service or other important dates in the weeks ahead. Be sure to mark your calendar now.


“In The News”

Chef Robert Mayberry on Good Day AustinChef Robert Mayberry pays a visit to the Fox 7 Good Day Austin set to talk sustainability and Grilled Eggplant Salad. Watch the segment and check out other news stories about the great work we’re doing.