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Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Trauth: Texas State faring well despite economy

Texas State University is showing signs of progress in spite of difficult economic times, University President Denise Trauth said Tuesday.

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Texas State nears HSI status

Texas State now has the enrollment for federal status as an Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and now awaits federal certification, which could take a year. The designation could be worth an additional $5 million in federal funds....

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Texas State enrollment reaches 32,586

In another milestone, the Hispanic population passes 25 percent, putting the university within reach of its goal — ahead of schedule — of obtaining Hispanic Serving Institution designation.

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

Trauth: Texas State grows to meet challenges

As other nations outpace the United States in higher education attainment, Texas State President Denise Trauth said in her "State of the University" speech Tuesday that the university is doing its part to fill the gap as...