University officials have argued tuition increases are necessary to keep pace with inflation, recruit and retain employees, and offset declining state support.
Texas State University says it misreported campus crimes in recent years and is getting help from federal officials to ensure it submits accurate information. – via @TexasTribune
The University of Texas will use some of its oil money to expand the financial aid it offers to low- and middle-income undergraduates on its flagship Austin campus starting in 2020 – via @TexasTribune
The passage of SB2 could impact San Antonio’s bottom line when it comes to funding services and programs on which residents rely from @TexasTribune.
The Texas House approved a property tax reform package on a 107-40 margin after about six hours of debate Tuesday.
The inclusion of school district taxes in property tax legislation continues to be an issue between the House and the Senate.
Senate Bill 2 will force cities and other taxing entities to get voter approval before raising 3.5 percent more property tax revenue than the previous year.
Ex-regent Wallace Hall says the UT System, despite 2015 reforms, lacks proper safeguards to ensure the wealthy can’t skirt the normal admissions process.
Milliken is a longtime higher education administrator who most recently headed the City University of New York.
In a strongly-worded letter, McRaven, the former chancellor of the University of Texas System, asked President Donald Trump to revoke his security clearance.