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Summer 2017

TEXAS LEADER is published twice annually for members of the Texas Leadership Society and other alumni and friends of The University of Texas at Austin. The TEXAS LEADER illustrates how alumnus and friends are changing the world through philanthropy and careful estate planning. By investing in students and their futures, research that leads to new discoveries, and opportunities to transform major industries for the benefit of society, these contributions make a difference every day on campus and across the globe.

READ: The Art of Giving

Charles and Judy Tate, collecting for a cause.

From This Issue

From the President, Texas Leader Magazine

From the President

The arts and humanities are vital to The University of Texas at Austin’s mission to educate the next generation of leaders.

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Key Supporter

Why Sheryl Goodnight is supporting UT Austin’s piano and flute students.

Charles and Judy Tate Blanton Museum of Art

The Art of Giving

Charles and Judy Tate’s gift of Latin American artwork lifts Blanton Museum of Art even higher.

Ellsworth Kelly Austin

The Last Masterpiece

With the help of donors, Ellsworth Kelly’s ‘Austin’ will captivate campus visitors in February.

best-preparation

The Best Preparation

Bobby and Sherri Patton invest in Liberal Arts.

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Long Exposure

Lewis Smith’s photo collection deepens Harry Ransom Center’s archive.

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When One Equals Five

How physics professor Austin Gleeson inspired five professorships in the College.

Richard Rainwater fund our songs

Our Songs

Richard Rainwater’s $5 million gift to American music.

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TEXAS LEADER is published twice annually for members of the Texas Leadership Society and other alumni and friends of The University of Texas at Austin.

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