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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.

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, March 4th, 2013

No conflict with job, Texas State regents nominee says

Vernon N. Reaser III, a nominee to the Texas State University System Board of Regents, said Monday at a Senate Nominations Committee hearing that his job as president of the state's largest alternative teacher certification program would...

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Texas State honors program to become new college

The Texas State University Honors Program will become an independent college directed by a dean who reports directly to the university provost.

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Regents approve doctoral program for Texas State

The Texas State University System Board of Regents has approved a new doctoral program for Texas State that is aimed directly at making Texas and the United States more competitive in the world economy.

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Wentworth wants answers on the one that got away

State Sen. Jeff Wentworth, a San Antonio Republican who represents Hays County, is still fuming that another lawmaker was selected to serve as chancellor of the Texas State University System.

Friday, August 21st, 2009

New software approved for Texas State

The purchase of new student information software has been approved by the Texas State University System Board of Regents.

Monday, June 1st, 2009

Business student named Texas State regent

William Clayton Patterson, a Texas State University student from Richardson, was named to the Texas State Board of Regents by Gov. Rick Perry today.

Monday, June 1st, 2009

Perry appoints student to Texas State regents

Texas Governor Rick Perry has appointed Texas State student William Clayton Patterson, a junior majoring in international business, to the Texas State Board of Regents.