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Graduation Czar David Laude on UT’s Latest Grad Rate Numbers

In spring 2011, UT announced it had set the ambitious goal of getting 70 percent of undergraduate students out the door in four years by 2016, instead of the...

 
 

Lawmakers, Regents, and—Aliens?: The Higher Ed Week in Review

The sometimes tense relationship between legislators and the UT System Board of Regents continued this week, as regents rebuked a request from a pair of lawmakers...

 
 

McRaven is the Man: The Higher Ed Week in Review

This week, the UT System Board of Regents gathered in Austin for a two-day meeting intended to set the course for the coming year. Here are some of the decisions...

 
 

Censure Readings: The Higher Ed Week in Review

The Hall of Government This week began with the news that legislators were, after more than a year of investigation, taking action in the case of UT regent Wallace...

 
 

‘Conduct Unbecoming': Legislators Censure Hall

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated with statements from Regent Wallace Hall and Chairman Paul Foster. A Texas legislative body investigating UT System...

 
 

Texas Exes Hosts National Advocacy Conference

It’s no secret that state funding to public colleges and universities has been trickling away in legislatures across the country. But for all the doom-and-gloom...

 
 

What You Missed at Today’s Transparency Committee Meeting

Inquisitive, passionate, disruptive, smart, a lightning rod, a bully, talented, and the Terrell Owens of higher education: Those are just a few of the words legislators...

 
 

Swords Down: Regents Pursue Peace After Controversial Week

The stage was set. With national media attention pointed at UT, Thursday’s UT System Board of Regents meeting was poised to be a textbook example of political...

 
 

UT Schools Start the Push for State Construction Funds

The 84th session of the Texas Legislature doesn’t kick off for another six months, but calls for construction funding at state universities have already...

 
 

Student Leaders Back the President (and Other Updates from the Powers Struggle)

On the eve of possibly the most anticipated Board of Regents meeting in the history of UT, more voices from both sides of the struggle over UT-Austin president...

 
 
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