William Powers Jr.

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William Charles Powers Jr. (May 30, 1946 – March 10, 2019) was an American attorney, academic, and university administrator. He was the 28th president of the University of Texas at Austin, becoming the second-longest serving president in the university's history. He held the position from February 1, 2006 to July 2, 2015.[1][2][3] Powers Jr. was born in Los Angeles, California.

Powers Jr. died from complications of a fall in Austin, Texas on March 10, 2019, aged 72.[4]

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  1. [1] U.Texas official Presidential biography. Accessed Aug 4, 2015.
  2. Matthew Watkins, "Fenves Named Next President of UT-Austin" Texas Tribune April 20, 2015. accessed Aug 4, 2015
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-29. Retrieved 2012-04-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. UT Mourns Former President William C. Powers Jr., Who Fought for the University’s Soul

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