Office of the President

Speeches and Commentary

Speeches

Shaped by Mentors, Teachers and Determination
Graduation Speech
May 15, 2014

State of the University Address
September 18, 2013
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Go Forth, but Remember Where You are From
Graduation Speech
May 16, 2013

Embracing and Leading Change
Graduation Speech
December 7, 2012

State of the University Address
October 30, 2012
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Why the Person in the Classroom Seat Next to You Matters
Graduation Speech
May 18, 2012

On Education and Global Competitiveness
Graduation Speech
December 16, 2011

State of the University Address
November 8, 2011
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On Disruptive Genius
Welcoming inventors to a recognition luncheon
November 3, 2011

Our Accomplishments Have Never Been Stronger
Graduation Speech
May 13, 2011

A Moment of Silence
January 10, 2010

The Role of Research Universities in Nation-Building
Graduation Speech
December 17, 2010

State of The University Address
November 3, 2010
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Excellence is an Everyday Expectation
Graduation Speech
May 14, 2010

Place Matters
Graduation Speech
December 19, 2009

State of the University Address
November 4, 2009
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Creating the Future is about Creating Hope
Graduation Speech
May 15, 2009

Higher Education: A Public Good or Private Benefit?
Graduation Speech
December 19, 2008

State of the University Address
December 3, 2008

Seeking the Wise Average
Graduation Speech
May 9, 2008

Commencement Address 2007
Graduation Speech
December 7, 2007

State of the University Address

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November 7, 2007

The Ordinary Things That Count
Graduation Speech
August 10, 2007

President Daniel’s Investiture Address
March 29, 2006

Dr. David E. Daniel Assumes Presidency of UT Dallas
UT Dallas Office of News and Information
June 1, 2005

Enter the Daniel Era
UT Dallas Mercury Online
February 14, 2005

UT Dallas President Dr. Franklyn Jenifer’s
Statement on the Selection of Dr. David Daniel

UT Dallas Office of News and Information
February 10, 2005

Statements

Managing Tuition Costs
October 23, 2009

Message from President Daniel on the Virginia Tech Tragedy
April 17, 2007

 

Articles

David E. Daniel: Mr. President, Here’s the New Normal
(The Dallas Morning News)
Feb. 2, 2012

A First-Class Upgrade
UT Dallas Network, Winter 2006

A first-class place inevitably has a first-class feel and look about it—ineffable, impossible to define, maybe, but unmistakably present and obvious to all. That certainly is true of universities. (more) <br />


Where Will We Grow Now?
UT Dallas Network, Autumn 2005

The arrival of Dr. David Daniel as the new UT Dallas president has generated a lot of excitement and optimism. Now that he has grabbed the reigns, everyone is asking the proverbial question: “Where will we go from here?” (more)

Television

KERA Think (Dallas Channel 13)
Krys Boyd talks to President Daniel about UT Dallas’ new research laboratory
April 20, 2007

Updated: May 17, 2014