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Sunday, June 7th, 2015

Commentary: Why Texas universities scored big during this legislative session

Texas State University Chancellor BRIAN McCALL writes that lawmakers made a firm commitment to higher education at a time when other states are struggling to keep their colleges and universities open, accessible and affordable.

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Q&A: Brian McCall on the trials, achievements of Texas State

IN BOBCAT MAGAZINE | The chancellor of the Texas State University System on the system’s ongoing struggles in the shadow of UT and A&M — and progress during the first four years of his administration

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Texas State chancellor to Congress: Don’t mess with student financial aid

Pre-programed federal budget cuts passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama in 2012 are stifling Texas universities’ ability to function, Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall and other higher education leaders said this...

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Texas State chancellor faces anxieties at Sul Ross

On the cool desert evening of Oct. 24, a small group of local leaders and concerned citizens in this remote West Texas town assembled on the first floor of the historic Holland Hotel. They were there to...

Monday, August 27th, 2012

Texas State, UT chancellors reflect on year of higher ed reform

In late August of 2011, both Brian McCall, chancellor of the Texas State University System, and Francisco Cigarroa, chancellor of the University of Texas System, laid out new visions for their systems.

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Video: Brian McCall on Texas State getting shafted by the Lege

Texas State University System Chancellor BRIAN McCALL talks about inequitable funding for Texas State and in-state tuition and financial aid for undocumented immigrants.

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Texas State University to manage Christmas Mountains

A mountainous tract of West Texas land that has been a point of contention between the General Land Office and environmental groups will serve a new purpose — a research and educational area for university students.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Texas State’s uphill battle for attention

The Texas State University System is no match for the University of Texas and Texas A&M systems when it come to winning state resources and attention.

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Texas State chancellor braces for budget cuts

Fully aware that there is less to go around, Brian McCall and other system chancellors are so far presenting a united front in urging legislators not to disproportionately make cuts to higher education. “There is no division...

Monday, March 29th, 2010

TSUS names legislator as chancellor finalist

The Texas State University System Board of Regents has named State Representative Brian McCall as the lone finalist to become chancellor of the seven-university system. McCall announced last November that he would not seek re-election for his...