Archive for: higher ed

 

TxExplainer: The 2017 Legislative Session Is Over. So Now What?

As the 2017 Texas Legislative session kicked into high gear, tensions were high—bills were filed, laws were made, and even a fight nearly broke out. From funding...

 
 

Meet the Regents: What You Missed at the Senate

Two days after Gov. Greg Abbott appointed two new members and one returning member to the University of Texas System Board of Regents, the Senate gathered to question...

 
 

Bigger or Brighter

Texas Commissioner of Higher Education Raymund Paredes, BA ’64, PhD ’73, Life Member, says the state’s future depends on Latinos’ educational success. But...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: The Fees That Bind Us

Who pays for higher education in Texas? Paying for college. The thought can strike fear into your financial planning as acutely as other heart-stopping expenses—I’m...

 
 

The Young Ones

The Outstanding Young Texas Ex Award, initiated in 1980, recognizes consummate professionals whose career achievements are matched only by their service to the university....

 
 

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...

 
 

Princeton Review Ranks UT’s Student Health Services 10th in the Nation

UT’s University Health Services is the 10th-best university health care provider in the nation, at least in the eyes of the Princeton Review. The popular...

 
 

Football and Fundraising: The Higher Ed Week in Review

We start our review close to home this week, with UT-Austin administrators at odds with the UT System over the Board of Regents’ continued records requests. The...

 
 

Voting for a Better UT

When elections roll around, there are a lot of issues vying for your attention. Television commercial breaks and editorial pages are an endless cacophony of opinions...

 
 

Consider Class-Based Admissions

For five decades now, higher education leaders have been talking up the value of diversity. Students from different backgrounds challenge each other’s ideas,...

 
 
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