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UT Regents Approve System-Wide Admissions Policy

The UT System Board of Regents voted 8-1 to approve a new admissions policy Thursday morning. The policy, which applies to all UT System academic institutions,...

 
 

Regent Wallace Hall Sues UT Chancellor Over Records

UT regent Wallace Hall filed suit this week against UT chancellor William McRaven in a dispute over access to admissions records. Hall alleges that the UT System...

 
 

Bulldozers and Firewalls: What You Missed At This Week’s Regents Meeting

The nine members of the UT System Board of Regents met in Austin this week to move forward an ambitious agenda that included changes to how the governing board...

 
 

Powers Takes His Leave

After nine years as president, Bill Powers reflects on a long, productive, and sometimes rocky journey. On June 2, 2015, William C. Powers Jr. will step down as...

 
 

Censure Readings: The Higher Ed Week in Review

The Hall of Government This week began with the news that legislators were, after more than a year of investigation, taking action in the case of UT regent Wallace...

 
 

‘Conduct Unbecoming': Legislators Censure Hall

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated with statements from Regent Wallace Hall and Chairman Paul Foster. A Texas legislative body investigating UT System...

 
 

What You Missed at Today’s Transparency Committee Meeting

Inquisitive, passionate, disruptive, smart, a lightning rod, a bully, talented, and the Terrell Owens of higher education: Those are just a few of the words legislators...

 
 

Swords Down: Regents Pursue Peace After Controversial Week

The stage was set. With national media attention pointed at UT, Thursday’s UT System Board of Regents meeting was poised to be a textbook example of political...

 
 

Student Leaders Back the President (and Other Updates from the Powers Struggle)

On the eve of possibly the most anticipated Board of Regents meeting in the history of UT, more voices from both sides of the struggle over UT-Austin president...

 
 

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...

 
 
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