1968 – 1971
Charles Weaver Chancellorship
An electrical engineering instructor who started at UT in 1946, Charles Weaver was dean of the College of Engineering when he became UT’s first chancellor in 1968. The creation of the chancellor’s office followed the founding of the UT System. After he stepped down as chancellor in 1971, Weaver continued to serve the university as vice president for continuing education and dean of the UT Space Institute. Weaver even returned to teaching engineering from 1982 to 1986. He died in 1997.