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Kedra Ishop Resigns, Says Unrelated to Admissions Investigation

Kedra Ishop, vice provost and admissions director at UT, will step down on July 15 to become the associate vice president of enrollment management at the University...


Four Questions for Kedra Ishop

Kedra Ishop has been UT’s director of admissions since 2009. How have you seen the typical UT applicant change since you’ve been director of admissions? Wow,...


Bill To Extend Top Ten Percent Cap Passes House

With time running out at the legislature, a UT-specific cap on the Top 10 Percent Law takes another step forward in the legislative process. The Texas House of...


Lawmakers Find Unlikely Unanimity on Top 10 Law

For as much as the Top 10 Percent Law is loved and hated, lawmakers’ support for an extension to cap the rule is as surprising as it is unlikely. The students...


House and Senate Panels Approve Top 10 Exemption

Higher education leaders in both chambers of the Legislature have endorsed legislation to extend a cap on automatic admissions at UT. Update: Senate Bill 1530,...


Confirmed: Class of 2016 is UT’s Largest-Ever Freshman Class

The numbers are in: with 8,092 entering freshmen this fall, UT has its largest-ever freshman class. This afternoon, UT released preliminary enrollment data for...

Rewriting Race in Admissions

Rewriting Race in Admissions

As a high-profile challenge to UT’s policies plays out, The Alcalde convened a roundtable of administrators, professors, and alumni to talk about where admissions should...

Supreme Court to Hear Texas Case on Race in Admissions

Supreme Court to Hear Texas Case on Race in Admissions

The University of Texas’ use of race in admissions will be reviewed by the nation’s highest court. Today the Supreme Court agreed to hear Fisher v. Texas,...

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