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Cigarroa Defends His Ultimatum to Powers

Since last Thursday, the ongoing tensions between UT-Austin and its governing board have overtaken the political discourse and swallowed up column inches in news...

 
 

TXEXplainer: The Latest on the ‘July 4th Coup’

It’s the Monday after, but the fireworks are still exploding. In what’s been dubbed a “July 4th coup,” UT System chancellor Francisco Cigarroa...

 
 

Powers Given Ultimatum: Resign or Be Fired

The president of the University of Texas at Austin got a rough start to Fourth of July weekend. On Wednesday, at a meeting down at the UT System offices, Bill Powers...

 
 

Taking Texas to the Top

The time has come for us to recommit to making UT the best public university in the country. “And why do I love The University? Many reasons must finally be...

 
 

Tulsa Chapter Shatters Its Fundraising Record

Life for a Longhorn in Oklahoma can be lonely. Members of the Tulsa Chapter of the Texas Exes can’t exactly go to a big bar in Sooner country to watch the...

 
 

Former Student Leaders Add to Calls for Hall’s Resignation [Updated]

Update: Late Wednesday afternoon, the Texas Coalition for Excellence in Higher Education released a statement reiterating the calls for Hall to resign. Formed in...

 
 

Powers Honors Five with Presidential Citations

You might recognize the scenario. Dressed in caps and gowns, brimming with fringed regalia, administrators and academics gather to honor people who have made major...

 
 

Special Counsel Report: UT Regent May Have Broken Law

Last week, a report concerning UT System regent Wallace Hall found its way to multiple statewide media outlets before being made public this week. The draft report,...

 
 

Understanding Student Success Through the Lens of History

This article was first published on Inside Higher Ed. It seems like almost every week we hear new calls for higher education to improve its performance in the area...

 
 

What’s The Only Thing More Expensive Than Going to College?

The cost of college is skyrocketing, but a new report proves that at least one thing is worse than student loan debt: not having it. “For today’s young adults,...

 
 
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