Archive for: Pa Ferguson



A University of the First Class: James R. Huffines

On the occasion of the Alcalde’s 100th anniversary, we asked Longhorns what “a University of the first class” means to them. James R. Huffines BS ’77,...


Everything’s Bigger in Texas (Including Our Hearts)

In the spring of 1917, Texas Governor Pa Ferguson vetoed The University of Texas’ legislative appropriation because then-UT president Robert Vinson refused to...