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William Charles Powers Jr. (May 30, 1946 – March 10, 2019) was an American attorney, academic, and university administrator. He was the 28th president of the University of Texas at Austin, becoming the second-longest serving president in the university's history. He held the position from February 1, 2006 to July 2, 2015. Powers Jr. was born in Los Angeles, California.

Powers Jr. died from complications of a fall in Austin, Texas on March 10, 2019, aged 72.

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