Posted on · The measure has been opposed by professors across the state, who say the tenure system has allowed them to educate students freely, without fear of losing jobs due to their teachings.
Posted on · The bills are part of Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s list of priorities and, if passed as filed, could have profound impacts on how Texas universities recruit top faculty and other employees.
Posted on · The 62-year-old university in the Sharpstown area aims to more than double its enrollment, currently about 4,000 students, during the next decade.
Posted on · The campus will also offer programs in business, technology and aviation.
Posted on · A new proposal from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board would tie part of funding for the stateâs four-year universities to certain performance criteria, such as graduation rates. The incentives would only be a small portion of each institution’s overall state funding, and it would be similar to a model already used by Texas technical […]
Posted on · As the new session of the Texas Legislature got underway Tuesday, gun rights advocates held a rally at the state capitol with a machine capable of building firearms with 3D-printing technology. These so-called “ghost guns” have no serial numbers. The event was part of a push to get rid of the state's handgun licensing requirements […]
Posted on · There are a lot of paths to a quality education. While many may go straight from high school to a four year college, others enter the work force, or the military for a time, and then may return to school. Some attend trade schools or community colleges. Some never pursue higher education. An initiative launched […]