Here you have it. The words straight from The Chairman; Gene Powell. I an excellent interview by Jake Silverstein of the Texas Monthly the Chairman expressed his thoughts on Higher […]
By Ashley Purgason Serving as the student regent on the University of Texas System Board of Regents offers me a unique perspective. I travel the state visiting the 15 UT […]
By Ralph K.M. Haurwitz – American-Statesman Staff The chief financial officer of the University of Texas and a member of its governing board have reached a truce, at least for […]
by Alex Cranberg University of Texas System Regent Alex Cranberg The University of Texas Board of Regents has been getting more than its fair share of press lately, but often […]
Guest Column by Thomas K. Lindsay for Texas Weekly Higher education, in Texas and nationally, faces a crisis. Studies testify to grade inflation’s erosion of standards (An “A” is the […]
Here is something to think about tonight… Who is the is the real Bill Powers? Is there proof of an outside deal between Powers and the UT Law Foundation? Time […]
Here’s an academic question – or more precisely, a story about academics at the University of Texas at Austin: What’s the difference between trying to influence others’ views and “influence […]
by Peggy Fikac UT Law Foundation prez: ‘We were wrong, and we’ve stopped it’. The president of the University of Texas Law School Foundation — taken to task by a […]
By DAVID LEONHARDT of NYT Most low-income students who have top test scores and grades do not even apply to the nation’s best colleges, according to a new analysis of […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ University of Texas System regents have ordered their schools to offer students a four-year fixed-rate tuition option by fall 2014.
By David Mildenberg – The University of Texas System plans to put up $5 million to join the EdX online venture,
Indiana University officials unveiled their latest response to a growing tuition backlash: A tuition freeze for upperclassmen on track to graduate on time.
Article by: JENNA ROSS, Star Tribune The University of Minnesota is offering lawmakers a trade: more state funding for a tuition freeze for undergraduates.
by Reeve Hamilton of Texas Tribune State Senator Brian Birdwell D-22 Republican. In 2011, during his first regular session, state Sen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury, filed a bill to repeal […]
The Huffington Post | By Tyler Kingkade Texas Gov. Rick Perry doesn’t believe public colleges should be able increase students tuition each year. At the Texas Tribune festival, a three-day […]
Alex Cranberg and Melinida Hill Perrin have opposing views on Tuition increase. We’d like to get your views on the one you feel has the best position. Read carefully, there […]
by Reeve Hamilton of texas tribune University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa and Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall In late August of 2011, both Brian McCall, […]
By Jon Marcus Who’s boss? US governing bodies flex their muscles Virginia president keeps her job, but once-inert boards are stirring nationwide.
Edx, founded by Harvard and MIT, will host two not-for-credit UC Berkeley courses this fall. By Larry Gordon, Los Angeles TimesJuly 24, 2012, 6:14 p.m. UC Berkeley announced Tuesday that […]
By Kevin Kiley It likely won’t take the same form – the removal and reinstatement of a university president. But somewhere, sometime, probably sooner rather than later, the governing board […]
We wanted to get your thoughts on this highly controversial issue. Let us know how this effects you. Pick up Time Magazine to read the original article, and read below, […]
Reported by Henry Graff A showdown to reinstate University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan is set for Tuesday. The University of Virginia Board of Visitors will meet to take another […]
By William Lutz Bill Powers should be on his knees giving thanks that he works for two people as patient as Rick Perry and Gene Powell. Compare that with how […]
by Andrea Zelinski Democrats are urging the governor to head off college tuition hikes by calling lawmakers back to Nashville this summer, though their plea is not likely to prompt […]
By Ralph K.M. Haurwitz – AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Bill Powers, president of the University of Texas, flashed the hook ‘em sign, then welcomed a group of incoming freshmen with a not-so-subtle […]
By Ralph K.M. Haurwitz The governing board of the University of Texas today froze in-state undergraduate tuition and fees for the next two years at the Austin flagship.
BY CAYLOR BALLINGER The University of Texas of the Permian Basin will be the first university in Texas to offer a $10,000 four-year degree program.
by Reeve Hamilton When the regents of the state’s two largest university systems assemble this week — the University of Texas System on Wednesday and Thursday and Texas A&M University […]
By Karen Sloan Law School Transparency executive director Kyle McEntee U.S. News & World Report caused a minor stir in March when it reported that graduates of American Bar Association-accredited […]
By JIM VERTUNO AUSTIN – Students at most campuses in the University of Texas and Texas A&M University systems would pay more in tuition next fall under proposals scheduled to […]
by Reeve Hamilton of Texas Tribune National Group Calls on UT System to Freeze Tuition Enlargephoto by: Todd Wiseman Advocates for a moratorium on tuition increases at public […]
Americans have finally awakened to the decades-long corruption of higher education By Alexander Zaitchik Gan Golan holds a ball and chain representing his college loan debt, during Occupy DC activities […]
by Reeve Hamilton Enlargephoto illustration by: Todd Wiseman Faced with shrinking state appropriations and increasing concerns about college costs, University of Texas President Bill Powers is reaching out to the […]
by Clark Aldrich Unschooling Rules 49: College: the hardest no-win decision your family may ever make.
By Thomas K. Lindsay When the national study, “Academic Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses,” was published last year, its findings were alarming. Of the national sample of students it […]
By Patricia Kilday Hart I should be happy for University of Houston students that President Renu Khator and the UH Board of Regents found a way to hold down costs […]
One of America’s greatest achievements is being defunded and degraded by the dictates of the marketplace. BY Noam Chomsky Mass public education is one of the great achievements of American […]
By Megan Strickland With two months until the class of 2016 begins arriving on campus to register for their freshman classes, University officials announced Monday a significant shift toward focus […]
by James Crugnale Thirty Santa Monica College students were pepper sprayed Tuesday night, with two needing medical assistance, after a clash with campus police during a protest over tuition hikes.
by Matthew Albright Bill aims to bring cost in line with southern average Kristen Braud and Shawn Champagne, nursing seniors at Nicholls State University, study Monday on campus. A bill […]
by Anne Ryman – The Republic | azcentral.com After three straight years of large tuition increases, students appearing at university hearings Wednesday called for the Arizona Board of Regents to […]
By Reeve Hamilton – Texas Tribune Enlargegraphic by: Todd Wiseman Hey, Texplainer: I hear Texas has a $10,000 degree. How can I get one? Early this month, Texas A&M […]
Liza Winkler Students are likely to experience tuition and fee increases over the course of five upcoming semesters, beginning next spring.