Posted on · Colleges are asking the state to pare back the state program that offers free tuition to veterans or their children. But key lawmakers in the Texas House don't want to mess with what's being offered to current veterans and their families.
Posted on · The Texas Senate voted 29-2 to freeze tuition for two years, and then cap tuition increases at 1 percent plus inflation after that. The idea will now go to the House, where leaders are skeptical of tuition freezes.
Posted on · The top three sources of revenue for Texas public universities are all being targeted for reductions or freezes by federal or state government leaders.
Posted on · Sixty percent of Texas schoolchildren are poor, and the state wants more of them to go to college. But the aid it offers them doesn't go nearly as far as it used to.
Posted on · Some of Baylor University's biggest donors are waging a campaign against their alma mater's board of regents. But will it succeed?
Posted on · The University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race has survived another round at the Supreme Court.
Posted on · Days after he was stripped of his job as Baylor University president over a scandal about how the school handled accusations of sexual assault, Ken Starr said he will also resign as chancellor of the private Baptist school.
Posted on · Baylor University has fired head football Art Briles and reassigned President and Chancellor Ken Starr after months of scrutiny over how university administrators handled allegations of sexual assault against football players.
Posted on · University officials said they expect to announce the results of an internal inquiry by June 3.
Posted on · The Texas A&M University System on Monday announced plans to renovate an old satellite campus to develop new research opportunities and teach as many as 10,000 new students who were "not admitted" into the university.
Posted on · The NCAA men's basketball tournament may have the attention of the nation now, but it won't do much to impact Texas participants' financial bottom line. Records reviewed as part of the Tribune's Ballpark Figures project indicated that football is the true cash cow in Texas college sports.
Posted on · Few students will get in, but the University of Houston hopes to make the most out of its host duties during Thursday's GOP presidential debate.
Posted on · In recent years, the University of Houston has transferred more than $100 million from its academic side to athletics, aiming to shore up struggling athletic programs and enhance its bid to become a tier one university, and maybe a member of the Big 12.
Posted on · State District Judge Karin Crump ruled Thursday that the Sons of Confederate Veterans didn't have the right to sue to halt the statue's removal. Even if it did, she found, it appears unlikely that the legal effort would have succeeded.
Posted on · Law enforcement leaders in Waller County promised Friday that "nothing will be swept under the rug" in the investigation into the death of a black woman in the county jail this week that has drawn national attention and skepticism on social media.