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Monday, September 19th, 2016

Texas State records enrollment record for 19th straight year

Texas State University has announced a record-setting enrollment of 38,849 for the 2016 fall semester, highlighted by a 6.3 percent increase in the number of new graduate students.

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Texas DPS wants fewer ‘transients,’ more security on UT campus

The Texas Department of Public Safety has listed several ideas for the University of Texas at Austin to make its campus safer. The proposals are in response to the slaying last year of a student, whose body...

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Above average tuition increases at Texas State since 2003 deregulation bill

Texas State University, along with the University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University, have seen an above-average increase in tuition since 2003, according to a report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Free freshman year? Texas State system hopes to try it out

The Texas State University System is experimenting with using massive open online courses to allow students to effectively fulfill a year's requirements at little cost before they arrive on campus, an option aimed at working students and...

Monday, August 31st, 2015

After brief delay, UT-Austin removes Confederate statue

The Jefferson Davis statue will no longer cast a shadow on the University Texas main mall after its removal Sunday morning.

Friday, August 21st, 2015

Texas A&M drops bid to host presidential debate

Texas A&M University has dropped out of the race to host a presidential debate in 2016, citing high costs and logistical challenges. Two other Texas sites remain in contention.

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

Facing temporary restraining order, UT waits to remove Jefferson Davis statue

Facing a temporary restraining order, the University of Texas at Austin will delay its plan to relocate the statues of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and former U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

UT to move Jefferson Davis statue to campus museum

Just days after an advisory panel recommended UT-Austin relocate some or all of its statues of Confederate leaders, university President Gregory Fenves announced that the statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis will soon have a new home.

Monday, August 10th, 2015

UT panel recommends relocating Confederate statues or adding explanatory plaques

A task force on Monday recommended the University of Texas at Austin either relocate statues of Confederate leaders or add explanatory plaques.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

After vandalism, UT to weigh Confederate statues’ future

On the same day that three statues commemorating Confederate leaders were vandalized at the University of Texas at Austin, campus leaders said they may soon decide whether to remove the statues.

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