Office of the President

Dr. Richard C. Benson

Speeches and Commentary

Convocation Address Fall 2020
Living Our Values of Community, Diversity and Inclusion
August 16, 2020

Fall Commencement Address
Dec. 16, 2019

State of the University
October 15, 2019
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Convocation Address
August 18, 2019

Spring Commencement Address
May 14, 2019

Fall Commencement Address
December 18, 2018

State of the University
October 22, 2018
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Convocation Address
Let ‘Newtonian’ Forces Expand Your Orbit
August 19, 2018

Spring Commencement Address
May 9, 2018

Fall Commencement Address
December 15, 2017

State of the University (PDF)
October 31, 2017
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Fall Commencement Address
Bonded by Hard Work, Connected to a Broad Legacy
December 16, 2016

Presidential Inauguration
Building on UT Dallas Founders' Vision Together
October 27, 2016

State of the University
Celebrating Our Successes, Imagining Our Future
October 13, 2016

Convocation Address
Seven Bits of Advice
August 21, 2016