Posted on · Ronald DePinho's first two years as president of MD Anderson Cancer Center have been marked by distractions and growing unease as much as by lofty aspirations. He said he has learned from his missteps and is making changes.
Posted on · Following yet another legislative session without tuition revenue bonds since the last round was authorized in 2006, many universities — especially smaller, regional ones — are delaying their projects.
Posted on · Gov. Rick Perry has made two high-profile requests of the state's public universities: create $10,000 degrees and lock in tuition for students. But some university officials suggest that the state's higher education institutions are too different to take a uniform approach to curbing college costs.
Posted on · For the second year in a row, Rice University and the University of Texas at Austin are the only Texas institutions in the top 50 national institutions in U.S. News & World Report's latest college rankings.
Posted on · In case you missed it, Houston Mayor Annise Parker stopped by Comedy Central's The Colbert Report on Wednesday night to talk about the secret to the city's strong economy.
Posted on · Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College, an upper-division college in the Texas State University System, has partnered with Southwest Texas Junior College for a program that offers a $10,000 bachelor's degree.
Posted on · As Texas A&M University prepares to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its campus in Qatar, planning has already begun for the next decade.
Posted on · The cost of college in Texas is back at center stage, following speculation last week that University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers' job could be in jeopardy over his frustration with a tuition freeze. Here's a look at the average tuition and fees at every public university in Texas for fiscal year 2012.
Posted on · This week, Texas A&M University is making significant amounts of data easily available to the public on a new "accountability" website, allowing people to dig into issues such as graduation rates, research expenditures and more.
Posted on · The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, in a recent letter, announced that Texas Tech University and the University of Houston are the first institutions eligible for money from the state's tier-one award fund.
Posted on · The new president of the University of Houston-Victoria on whether the institution will remain in the UH System, its plans to play a major role in the state's higher education landscape and its response to Texas' workforce needs.
Posted on · It's been a year marked by high profile wars waged by UT President Bill Powers — to some, the university's Dumbledore; to others, a bee in the bonnet of higher education reformers. The latest drama is unfolding in the law school he used to run.
Posted on · New federal regulations have prompted state officials to revisit a 2007 Texas Supreme Court decision that some call a "key victory for Christian education" and others say could open the door to diploma mills.
Posted on · Nearly 62,500 more students enrolled in colleges and universities in Texas this fall than did in 2010, according to preliminary enrollment data released today by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.