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Finalist for UTPB President Named

The University of Texas System Board of Regents named Sandra K. Woodley, Ph.D., former president of the University of Louisiana System, as the sole finalist for the presidency of UTPB.

Woodley is no stranger to the UT System. From 2010 to 2013, she served as the System’s vice chancellor for strategic initiatives, where she led long-term strategic planning, policy research and accountability efforts.

More about Dr. Woodley

Dr. Brescia Book Signing

The JBS Public Leadership Institute announces a book signing at UTPB on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:00 PM. The signing and comments will be at UTPB’s Library in LLC 142. Refreshments will be provided.

More about Dr. Brescia's book

Engineering Building Breaks Ground

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin held a ground breaking ceremony for the new engineering building on Friday, March 24th at 11:00 am. The three-story building will house Mechanical, Petroleum and Aerospace Engineering programs, as well as research labs for faculty and graduate research. Construction is expected to begin in late April and is projected to conclude in April, 2019.

More about the Engineering Building

Register Now for Summer 2017

Go to to see what courses are available and register for Summer 2017.

Students are encouraged to visit with faculty advisors for degree and class schedule planning. Students needing an academic advisor should contact their dean’s office.

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UTPB Named to Multiple Best Lists

UTPB has been named one of the nation’s best colleges for online learning by (ACO). ACO is a leader in higher education information, resources and rankings. UTPB was recognized seven times by ACO, which generated their rankings by analyzing cost and quality metrics of thousands of U.S. colleges with online degree programs.

More about UTPB's seven recognitions

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UTPB Presidential Search

The University of Texas System has created a website to keep the community informed about the presidential search as well as to invite nominations and applications for the position.

If you would like to learn more about the search, apply or nominate someone for the position of UTPB president please visit following link for additional information.

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Falcon Days!

UTPB’s visitation day for prospective students and families!

  • April 22, 2017

Visit UTPB to learn more about what we can offer you.  Get a glimpse of college life and see why UTPB is ranked one of the top institutions in the state for affordability and recognized for placing our students in jobs related to their major or graduate/professional schools.

LivingWell Spring into motion

Spring into Motion Challenge

Spring into Motion is a 4-week physical activity challenge designed to make physical activity a priority. All UT System employees, retirees, spouses, and dependents age 18 and above who are covered by the UT SELECT Medical Plan are eligible to participate. Participants aim for 6,000-10,000 steps or 30-60 minutes a day. Registration is going on now through April 10th and the challenge officially starts on April 3rd.