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Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Texas State honors LBJ and his landmark Higher Education Act

Fifty years later, university officials came together to celebrate the day Texas State’s most famous alumnus signed the Higher Education Act. The guest list included Luci Baines Johnson, youngest daughter of former U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Texas State fall enrollment surpasses 38,000 for first time

"These are exciting times at Texas State," said Texas State President Denise M. Trauth.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

St. David’s contributes $5M to new building at Texas State’s Round Rock campus

St. David’s Foundation has donated $5 million to Texas State University to help fund construction of a new Health Professions Building at the university's Round Rock Campus.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Texas State system, university mark robust enrollment increases

Led by unprecedented gains at its unofficial flagship in San Marcos, enrollment at the Texas State University System’s eight universities and colleges grew 2.8 percent, the largest collective increase in three years.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Capital campaign brings in $151 million for Texas State University

Alumni and other supporters have contributed more than $151 million to Texas State University since the start of a capital gifts campaign in 2006, an average of more than $21.5 million a year and $41 million more...

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Texas State enrollment surpasses 35,000 for first time

Marking the sixteenth consecutive year of record-setting enrollment, Texas State University announced on Tuesday that its official student population stands at 35,568 for the fall 2013 semester.

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

Texas State officially drops ‘San Marcos’ from name

Texas State University-San Marcos will get a new name — again — as a result of a bill passed by state Sen. Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels, during the regular session.

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Audio: Coach Fran is ‘golden’ at Texas State, Trauth says

Sunday morning quarterbacks who are less than thrilled with the outcome of Texas State Bobcat’s inaugural FBS season should not expect to see coach Dennis Franchione’s head on a spike, at least not anytime soon.

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Updated: Danny Kaspar named Texas State basketball coach

Texas State officials were more exuberant — more so even than their job descriptions demand at institutional celebrations — on Thursday as they announced Danny Kaspar as the new men’s basketball coach at a hastily called press...

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Texas State to announce ‘transforming’ major gift

Texas State University officials are ginning up anticipation for what they describe as the announcement of a major donation scheduled for Friday.

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