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Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Texas State regents approve $54M expansion plans for Strahan Coliseum

The new designs would add 2,300 seats to Strahan’s capacity by building out the eastern side of the arena, but also includes an additional 81,000 gross square feet to make the University Event Center a multi-use facility.

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Perry names Texas State undergrad as student regent

Gov. Rick Perry this week appointed Matthew Russell, a Texas State public administration senior, as the Texas State University System student regent. His one-year term begins June 1.

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.

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Regents approve residence hall design

Texas State University System regents on Friday approved the design development documents for the North Campus Housing Complex project at Texas State University.

Friday, June 5th, 2009

Regents approve bike path design

Texas State regents approved the design documents for a $1.8 million bike path project this week, clearing the way for construction to begin in the fall.

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Bill Peterson’s Blog: Texas State’s moving target

The Texas State regents have placed their blessing on the university's attempt to start big-time college football. But we still don't know where the NCAA will set the bar.

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Texas State regents approve nursing school

Texas State approved the creation of a nursing school, agreed to pursue top-level college football, added a major in concrete management and re-named an academic advising center in action last week.