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As they search for a new chancellor, UT regents are reshaping the job
 Sara Martinez Tucker, only the second woman to chair the University of Texas System Board of Regents, laughed off suggestions that she might be well-suited to become the system’s next chancellor and said she’s focused on finding the best candidates for that job as well as downsizing the system administration and figuring out what...

Posted: 5 days ago

Sara Martinez Tucker, only the second woman to chair the University of Texas System Board of Regents, laughed off suggestions that she might be well-suited to become the system’s next chancellor and said she’s focused on finding the best candidates for that job as well as downsizing the system administration and figuring out what...
As they search for a new chancellor, UT regents are reshaping the job
 Sara Martinez Tucker, only the second woman to chair the University of Texas System Board of Regents, laughed off suggestions that she might be well-suited to become the system’s next chancellor and said she’s focused on finding the best candidates for that job as well as downsizing the system administration and figuring out what...

Posted: 5 days ago

Sara Martinez Tucker, only the second woman to chair the University of Texas System Board of Regents, laughed off suggestions that she might be well-suited to become the system’s next chancellor and said she’s focused on finding the best candidates for that job as well as downsizing the system administration and figuring out what...
UT rejects money from group with Chinese Communist Party ties

Posted: 7 days ago

The University of Texas has decided to forgo money for its new China Policy Center from a foundation with ties to the branch of the Chinese Communist Party that manages influence operations abroad. The decision by UT President Gregory L. Fenves followed an internal university review and a plea from Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, who warned that...
University rejects funding from group with Chinese communist ties
 The University of Texas has decided to forgo funding for its new China Policy Center from a foundation with ties to the branch of the Chinese Communist Party that manages influence operations abroad. The decision by UT President Gregory L. Fenves followed an internal university review and a plea from Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, who warned that...

Posted: 7 days ago

The University of Texas has decided to forgo funding for its new China Policy Center from a foundation with ties to the branch of the Chinese Communist Party that manages influence operations abroad. The decision by UT President Gregory L. Fenves followed an internal university review and a plea from Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, who warned that...
UT rejects funding from group with Chinese Communist ties

Posted: 7 days ago

The University of Texas has decided to forgo funding for its new China Policy Center from a foundation with ties to the branch of the Chinese Communist Party that manages influence operations abroad. The decision by UT President Gregory L. Fenves followed an internal university review and a plea from Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, who warned that...
Austin women’s march against Trump will mark a year of resistance
 The one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration as president will see women’s protest marches and rallies in Austin and 10 other Texas cities on Jan 20. Activists, including Texas Handmaids and the Resistance Choir of South Central Texas, have planned a rally at City Hall in Austin to call for Trump’s impeachment...

Posted: 7 days ago

The one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration as president will see women’s protest marches and rallies in Austin and 10 other Texas cities on Jan 20. Activists, including Texas Handmaids and the Resistance Choir of South Central Texas, have planned a rally at City Hall in Austin to call for Trump’s impeachment...
Women to march in Austin Jan. 20 against Trump
 The one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration as president will see women’s protest marches and rallies in Austin and 10 other Texas cities on Jan 20. Activists, including Texas Handmaids and the Resistance Choir of South Central Texas, have planned a rally at City Hall in Austin to call for Trump’s impeachment...

Posted: 10 days ago

The one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration as president will see women’s protest marches and rallies in Austin and 10 other Texas cities on Jan 20. Activists, including Texas Handmaids and the Resistance Choir of South Central Texas, have planned a rally at City Hall in Austin to call for Trump’s impeachment...
Texas higher education chief raises concern about dual-credit courses
 Texas Higher Education Commissioner Raymund Paredes expressed serious reservations Wednesday about the expansion of courses that allow students to take courses for which they receive high school and college credit simultaneously. Paredes suggested that students who are not prepared for the classes are being placed in them anyhow, amid the...

Posted: 12 days ago

Texas Higher Education Commissioner Raymund Paredes expressed serious reservations Wednesday about the expansion of courses that allow students to take courses for which they receive high school and college credit simultaneously. Paredes suggested that students who are not prepared for the classes are being placed in them anyhow, amid the...
‘Dreamers’ deserve a solution, Texas higher education chief says
 Roughly 20,000 students in Texas who were brought to this country illegally as children deserve a solution to their uncertain status, state Higher Education Commissioner Raymund Paredes said Wednesday. “I think we need to find an equitable solution to the circumstances of these young people, and I consider them to be an important state...

Posted: 12 days ago

Roughly 20,000 students in Texas who were brought to this country illegally as children deserve a solution to their uncertain status, state Higher Education Commissioner Raymund Paredes said Wednesday. “I think we need to find an equitable solution to the circumstances of these young people, and I consider them to be an important state...
Next in the UT chancellor search: What’s at stake and who might apply
 The next chancellor of the University of Texas System will need quite a skill set: intellectual and administrative chops to oversee 14 academic and health campuses, political savvy for navigating sometimes-treacherous waters at the state Legislature and an unwavering commitment to the mission of teaching, learning, research and public service...

Posted: 17 days ago

The next chancellor of the University of Texas System will need quite a skill set: intellectual and administrative chops to oversee 14 academic and health campuses, political savvy for navigating sometimes-treacherous waters at the state Legislature and an unwavering commitment to the mission of teaching, learning, research and public service...
Hiring next chancellor arguably the most important task for UT regents
 The next chancellor of the University of Texas System will need quite a skill set: intellectual and administrative chops to oversee 14 academic and health campuses, political savvy for navigating sometimes treacherous waters at the state Legislature and an unwavering commitment to the mission of teaching, learning, research and public service...

Posted: 17 days ago

The next chancellor of the University of Texas System will need quite a skill set: intellectual and administrative chops to oversee 14 academic and health campuses, political savvy for navigating sometimes treacherous waters at the state Legislature and an unwavering commitment to the mission of teaching, learning, research and public service...
Joseph T. McMillan Jr., former Huston-Tillotson president, dies at 73
 Years ago, when a donor provided about 300 new hymnals for the chapel at Huston-Tillotson University, the school’s president, Joseph T. McMillan Jr., insisted that the donor’s name be inscribed in each one. Later, he went to the chapel and sifted through the hymnals, finding one that didn’t bear the name. “We took...

Posted: 18 days ago

Years ago, when a donor provided about 300 new hymnals for the chapel at Huston-Tillotson University, the school’s president, Joseph T. McMillan Jr., insisted that the donor’s name be inscribed in each one. Later, he went to the chapel and sifted through the hymnals, finding one that didn’t bear the name. “We took...
Computer chief, chemistry prof quit UT amid sexual misconduct inquiries
 When Jay Boisseau abruptly resigned in 2014 after 12 years of building the University of Texas’ supercomputing center into an international powerhouse, school officials gave no reason for his departure. The university made no public announcement when Bradley J. Holliday, a tenured chemistry professor, quit in 2016. Records obtained...

Posted: 25 days ago

When Jay Boisseau abruptly resigned in 2014 after 12 years of building the University of Texas’ supercomputing center into an international powerhouse, school officials gave no reason for his departure. The university made no public announcement when Bradley J. Holliday, a tenured chemistry professor, quit in 2016. Records obtained...
Computer chief, chemistry prof quit UT amid sexual misconduct inquiries
 When Jay Boisseau abruptly resigned in 2014 after 12 years of building the University of Texas’ supercomputing center into an international powerhouse, school officials gave no reason for his departure. The university made no public announcement when Bradley J. Holliday, a tenured chemistry professor, quit in 2016. Records obtained...

Posted: 25 days ago

When Jay Boisseau abruptly resigned in 2014 after 12 years of building the University of Texas’ supercomputing center into an international powerhouse, school officials gave no reason for his departure. The university made no public announcement when Bradley J. Holliday, a tenured chemistry professor, quit in 2016. Records obtained...
A&M shifts payroll, other systems to cloud ahead of UT

11:09 PM Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017

Shifting the computer systems that track payroll, human resources and finances from a mainframe to a cloud-based operation is taking longer and costing more than originally projected at the University of Texas at Austin. Not so for the Texas A&M University System’s leap to the cloud, even though A&M is using...
UT System Chancellor Bill McRaven to step down, citing health concerns
 Bill McRaven, chancellor of the University of Texas System, is planning to step down at the end of the academic year in May because of health issues he has been facing, he told the UT System Board of Regents on Friday afternoon. McRaven’s decision was not completely unexpected, given that he was briefly hospitalized in November for...

12:57 AM Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017

Bill McRaven, chancellor of the University of Texas System, is planning to step down at the end of the academic year in May because of health issues he has been facing, he told the UT System Board of Regents on Friday afternoon. McRaven’s decision was not completely unexpected, given that he was briefly hospitalized in November for...
ACC a step closer to offering bachelor’s in nursing in 2018
 A proposed bachelor’s degree program in nursing has been approved by Austin Community College trustees. The program, designed for people who are already registered nurses, still needs approval from accrediting organizations and the state’s higher education agency. ACC’s bachelor of science degree in nursing would target...

9:15 PM Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

A proposed bachelor’s degree program in nursing has been approved by Austin Community College trustees. The program, designed for people who are already registered nurses, still needs approval from accrediting organizations and the state’s higher education agency. ACC’s bachelor of science degree in nursing would target...
ACC a step closer to offering bachelor’s degree in nursing
 A proposed bachelor’s degree program in nursing has been approved by Austin Community College trustees. The program, designed for people who are already registered nurses, still needs approval from accrediting organizations and the state’s higher education agency. More than 7,700 registered nurses in ACC’s service area,...

9:04 PM Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

A proposed bachelor’s degree program in nursing has been approved by Austin Community College trustees. The program, designed for people who are already registered nurses, still needs approval from accrediting organizations and the state’s higher education agency. More than 7,700 registered nurses in ACC’s service area,...
French climate science grant has UT biologist feeling great again
 Camille Parmesan, a biologist at the University of Texas and Plymouth University in the United Kingdom, has been studying the effects of climate change on plants and animals for years — a pursuit fraught with highs and lows. An example of the former: She served for a time as lead author on a United Nations climate panel that shared...

8:56 PM Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

Camille Parmesan, a biologist at the University of Texas and Plymouth University in the United Kingdom, has been studying the effects of climate change on plants and animals for years — a pursuit fraught with highs and lows. An example of the former: She served for a time as lead author on a United Nations climate panel that shared...
French climate science grant has UT biologist feeling great again
 Camille Parmesan, a biologist at the University of Texas and Plymouth University in the United Kingdom, has been studying the effects of climate change on plants and animals for years — a pursuit fraught with highs and lows. An example of the former: She served for a time as lead author on a United Nations climate panel that shared...

8:50 PM Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

Camille Parmesan, a biologist at the University of Texas and Plymouth University in the United Kingdom, has been studying the effects of climate change on plants and animals for years — a pursuit fraught with highs and lows. An example of the former: She served for a time as lead author on a United Nations climate panel that shared...
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