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Greg Fenves Named Sole Finalist for UT President

It’s a regime change, but not a radical one: Greg Fenves will, in all likelihood, be the 29th president of UT-Austin. The announcement of Fenves as the sole...

 
 

TXEXplainer: Formula Funding

How does the University of Texas at Austin, and all other public four-year higher ed institutions in Texas, calculate state funding? It all comes down to a formula. What...

 
 

Senate Confirms Abbott’s Nominees to UT Board

Shortly after taking office in January, Gov. Greg Abbott, BBA ’81, Life Member, named three nominees for the UT System Board of Regents. The Texas Senate confirmed...

 
 

Is Outcomes Funding Incoming?

The Governor of Texas has endorsed it, as have powerful members of the legislature from both parties. Universities have, over time, come to endorse it, too. And...

 
 

TXEXplainer: The Hazlewood Act

For nearly a century, the Hazlewood Act has helped Texas veterans pay for college. But burgeoning costs and possible changes to the act have questions swirling about...

 
 

Whitman Shooting Lingers Over Campus Carry Debate

At 11:48 a.m. on August 1, 1966, 25 year-old University of Texas engineering student Charles Whitman invented the mass, public shooting. A former Marine, well-trained...

 
 

Abbott Lists Research Funding Among Emergency Items

A State of the State address, like the better-known State of the Union, is a commonplace civic ritual. Like its federal counterpart, the address is ostensibly used...

 
 

Longhorns and Aggies Unite at the Capitol

Can’t see this slideshow? Click here. Orange and maroon aren’t colors you usually see side by side, but they mingled beautifully at the Texas Capitol on...

 
 

Abbott Proposes Diverting Tech Money to Universities

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, BBA ’81, Life Member, is looking to replace a tech startup fund with one that would support university recruitment. On Thursday,...

 
 

TXEXplainer: The Presidential Search

You’ve probably heard that sometime soon the University of Texas will have a new president. Later this spring, the Board of Regents will appoint the 29th...

 
 
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