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Letter From the CEO: Honorable Tony

The former ambassador to Mexico is our new Texas Exes president. Every July 1 is a bolded date on the Texas Exes calendar. It’s the day when the new volunteer...

 
 

Letter from the CEO: One of Our Own

The meaningful life of JJ Baskin Just a few weeks before I became the executive director of the Texas Exes in July 2011, word got out that I was assuming the role,...

 
 

New Year Brings New Branding for Texas Exes

In the early hours of Jan. 1, the Texas Exes unveiled a new look. New Year’s revelers may have noticed the change if they were checking Facebook or Twitter—or...

 
 

Southern Hospitality and a Texas Win

More than 100,000 Rebel and Longhorn fans swarmed The Grove last weekend, a 60-plus year tradition on the Ole Miss campus. This was a sight to see for the many Texans...

 
 

Saluting the Texas Exes Ambassadors

Last Friday, the Texas Exes hosted the annual Ambassador Fall Kick-Off to welcome our dedicated volunteers. The Texas Exes Ambassadors are a group of approximately...

 
 

Introducing Our New President, John Beckworth

As of this month, I am so pleased and excited to have John Beckworth as the 87th Texas Exes board president. John jumped in feet first last week with a staff luncheon...

 
 

Building Community at Longhorn Village

Tuesday night this week I had the pleasure of attending the Longhorn Village Chapter meeting. Longhorn Village is a continuing-care retirement community located...

 
 

Big 12 Alumni Directors Unite

Once a year, I get the opportunity to meet with all of my fellow Big 12 Alumni Directors, and this year the conference was held May 21-23 at Kansas State. Those...

 
 

Texas Chili in the Big Apple

This weekend, I had an awesome experience attending and judging the Texas Exes New York Chapter’s 19th annual chili cook-off. The New York Chili Cook-off has...

 
 

What to Make of the New Medical School and the Tuition Freeze

Thursday was a big day for The University of Texas at Austin. The UT System Board of Regents met and made some decisions that will have lasting effects on our alma...

 
 
 
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