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Denise M. Trauth

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Texas State University relishes new status (with video)

The new classification as an emerging research institution is a ticket to participate in a race to become the state’s next great public research university.

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Texas State bans tobacco use on campus

Texas State University will become tobacco-free on both its San Marcos and Round Rock campuses effective Aug. 1, University President Denise Trauth announced today.

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.

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Officials say corridor commuter rail on track

The Lone Star Rail District, formerly the Austin-San Antonio Commuter Rail District, announced it will begin seeking environmental clearance and deciding station locations for commuter train service between Georgetown and South San Antonio before the year's...

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Trauth announces Ingrams’ $2 million donation for engineering scholarships

Bruce and Gloria Ingram have presented a $2 million gift to Texas State University, University President Denise M. Trauth said today.

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Hutchison to keynote spring commencement at Texas State

U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison will be the keynote speaker at one of four graduation ceremonies to be held at Texas State University May 15 and 16.

Monday, April 20th, 2009

Doggett to keynote Earth Day festivities

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett will be the keynote speaker at Texas State University's 3rd Annual Aquarena Earth Day Celebration on the shores of Spring Lake, the San Marcos River headwaters.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

University remembers departed with Bobcat Pause

The Student Foundation will host the 21st annual Bobcat Pause Memorial Service 6 p.m. April 15 at Texas State University.

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Trauth makes magazine’s list of most powerful, influential women in Texas

Texas State University president Denise M. Trauth was named among 36 high-achieving women in Texas Diversity Council's first annual list.

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

McCoys will get honorary doctorates as thousands prepare to graduate State

Texas State University will present its two most generous benefactors with honorary doctoral degrees during one of four commencement ceremonies scheduled May 9 and 10 in Strahan Coliseum on the university campus.

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