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Larry Faulkner presenting at the May 10, 2004 Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board meeting.

Larry Faulkner was the twenty-seventh president of The University of Texas at Austin. Faulkner is, as of January 31, 2006, President of the Houston Endowment Inc..

On June 30, 2005, he announced that he would step down from his post in the spring of 2006. In December 2005, William C. Powers was officially named his successor and took office in February 2006.

On February 9, 2006, The University of Texas System Board of Regents named Faulkner president emeritus, one of the System's highest distinctions.[1]

Faulkner obtained his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at Southern Methodist University and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from UT Austin.


  1. ^ Young, Meghan (February 10, 2005). "Regents focus on grad rates". The Daily Texan. Retrieved 2006-02-10.  


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Preceded by
Peter Tyrrell Flawn
President of University of Texas at Austin
Succeeded by
William C. Powers, Jr.


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