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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.

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Texas State, Hays County at odds over Freeman Ranch proposal

Frustrated by university president Denise Trauth’s resistance to building a youth agriculture facility on the Freeman Ranch, supporters of the plan intend to take their case directly to Texas State University System regents when they meet in...

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Texas State announces another record enrollment

This week, the university announced its 16th consecutive year of increased enrollment, along with the most diverse student body in the school's history.

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

City, university team up for storm drain art

One doesn't normally associate storm drain covers with artistic creativity. Of course, San Marcos isn't a normal city.

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Congressman, business leaders headline Star Park forum

U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith will headline the Greater San Marcos Partnership’s STAR Park Forum on Thursday along with business leaders and other local elected officials.

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Trauth announces ‘open door’ sessions with students

Texas State President Denise Trauth has scheduled four "open door" sessions with students for the fall 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.

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Forstner named Regents Professor

Texas State biology Professor Michael R. Forstner has been named a Regents Professor by the Texas State University System Board of Regents.

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Trauth to Express-News: Texas State did not flunk audit

Texas State President Denise Trauth has taken issue with a July 20 story in the San Antonio Express-News regarding a state audit of the university's financial reporting and contract management practices.

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