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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,...

 
 

UT Chancellor: ‘I’ve Accomplished My Goals’

Everything he set out to do, he has done. So said UT System chancellor Francisco Cigarroa yesterday at a press conference to announce that he is resigning as the...

 
 

International Students Get a Texas Welcome

While a student at UT, Carlos Zaffirini Jr., BBA ’03, JD ’06, Life Member, studied abroad in Monterrey, Mexico. Like most international students, he enjoyed...

 
 

Powers Talks College Access with White House Officials

UT President Bill Powers visited the White House this week to talk education strategy along with the President and First Lady of the United States. A group of more...

 
 

Texas Tough: Charlie Strong Sets New Tone for Longhorn Football

UT’s newest head coach introduced himself to Longhorn fans and promised hard-nosed football. Charlie Strong had his chance to make his first impression Monday,...

 
 

Charlie Strong Named Texas’ Next Head Football Coach

It’s official: the University of Louisville’s head coach of four years, Charlie Strong, is coming to Texas. Following in the footsteps of 16-year UT...

 
 
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