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Much to celebrate: graduation, ‘dos Gregs’ & Texas Exes

This Saturday the Class of 2016 will officially become alumni of the University of Texas at Austin. As their time as students on the Forty Acres draws to a close,...

 
 

The Big Picture: Value Proposition

The real story behind UT’s tuition increase If you were to believe the sound bites about tuition at public institutions in Texas, it would be easy to assume higher...

 
 

The Big Picture: School’s in Session

Between the 84th Legislature and the 85th, legislators will study issues that relate to the University of Texas—and so should you. In Texas, the legislature convenes...

 
 

The Big Picture: The Rankings That Matter

We all want the Longhorns in the top 25, but there are other numbers that matter. Count me among the legion of fans who love the Texas Longhorns and who look forward...

 
 

The Big Picture: Dos Gregs

Our governor and university president are both finding new frontiers with our Southern neighbor. In September, I had the privilege of attending a reception for...

 
 

The Big Picture: Pursuing the Very Best

The Forty Acres Scholars Program aims to attract top students by connecting them with alumni. In 1899, just 14 years after 32 University of Texas alumni founded the...

 
 

The Big Picture: Preparing for What’s Next

The Association is looking ahead to what future Exes will need and want. On May 22, dangerous thunderstorms forced the University of Texas to do something it...

 
 

As Mexican Economy Flourishes, Texas Needs to Invest in Higher Ed

A Texas Ex and former ambassador to Mexico explains what Mexican reforms mean for the Lone Star State—and why education should be Texans’ top priority. This...

 
 
 
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