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Sunday, July 19th, 2015

Governor names Texas State University System student regent

Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Spencer Copeland, a Sam Houston State University graduate student, to a one-year term as the Texas State University System’s student regent. His term ends May 31 next year.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Campus facilities bill includes $111.6M for Texas State

The campus construction bill tentatively approved Wednesday by the Texas House includes about $256 million for facilities at the Texas State University System institutions, more than 44 percent of which would be designated for Texas State in...

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, October 6th, 2011

Three chosen for San Marcos Women’s Hall of Fame

Three local women with a combined total of more than 80 years of volunteer service will be honored at the annual San Marcos Women’s Hall of Fame recognition program on Nov. 2.

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Blatchley to speak at Texas State commencement

Former Texas State University System (TSUS) Board of Regents Chair Ron Blatchley will be the keynote speaker at one of four commencement ceremonies to be held Friday and Saturday at Texas State.

Friday, February 19th, 2010

Regents add $79M to building plan

The Texas State University System Regents added $79 million worth of projects to the San Marcos campus building plan this week. The heftiest price tag is on a $50 million residence hall that will add 612 beds...

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Matthews resigns as TSUS chancellor

Charles R. Matthews, Chancellor of the Texas State University System (TSUS) since February 2005, announced his retirement effective Feb. 1, 2010.

Friday, April 10th, 2009

Blatchley named board of regents chairman

Ron Blatchley of College Station has been named as the new chairman of the Texas State University System Board of Regents.

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

SMHS Varsity tennis takes second district title

The San Marcos High School (SMHS) varsity tennis team brought home its second district title in a row.

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