Notes from Evan Smith
"Mark G. Yudof was appointed chancellor of The University of Texas System by the Board of Regents on June 21, 2002. His tenure as the ninth chancellor of the U.T. System began on August 1, 2002.
Yudof came to the chancellor’s office from the University of Minnesota, where he had served as president since July 1997.
Previously, he was a faculty member and administrator at U.T. Austin for 26 years, serving as dean of the School of Law from 1984 to 1994 and as the university’s executive vice president and provost from 1994 to 1997.
His career at U.T. Austin began in 1971 when he was appointed an assistant professor of law. He continued to teach throughout his administrative career at U.T. Austin as well as at the University of Minnesota.
While on the law faculty at U.T. Austin, he also served as a visiting professor at the law schools at the University of Michigan and the University of California at Berkeley, and he conducted research as a visiting fellow at the University of Warwick in England.
Yudof is an authority on constitutional law, freedom of expression, and education law. He has written and edited books on free speech and gender discrimination, and most recently completed the fourth edition of his co-authored book, Educational Policy and the Law.
He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the American Law Institute. He also serves as a member of the advisory board of the National Institute for Literacy." - Evan Smith, Texas Monthly Talks, Broadcast 2.26.04