The veteran rapper won’t perform his music at Rice for any amount of money. School is for teaching.
In the bright new day of Governor Greg Abbott, Texas and her people are strong and getting stronger, but his State of the State address only polished the edges on some of the major challenges facing the state.
Charles Schwertner makes the conservative case against tuition deregulation
Never has the Waco university been so big, so rich, so athletically powerful, or so committed to becoming the country’s first elite Protestant university. What does its ambition mean for its identity?
An unusual production of Handel’s English-language opera “Acis and Galatea” is the latest expression of a century-old link between the University of Texas at El Paso and the Himalayan kingdom.
UPDATE: I spoke with a friend and high-ranking official at Texas A&M who reminded me that the Aggies have the lowest tuition of any school in the prestigious Association of American Universities. The news from Texas A&M that the board of regents is contemplating an increase in tuition and fees…
"Put succinctly, Mack Brown is and will remain the Longhorns’ head football coach," University of Texas at Austin president Bill Powers wrote in a blog post Thursday.
And as a "double repeat violator" going back two decades, the Tigers may be considered the most lawless college sports program since SMU.
I wrote the cover storyin the current issue of TEXAS MONTHLY. The subject is the future of higher education generally and the threats to the academic reputation of UT-Austin in particular. In the story I deal with Governor Perry’s attempt, starting in 2008, to control higher ed by…
The case of Abigail Fisher v. the University of Texas at Austin, an affirmative action case involving undergraduate admissions to UT-Austin, is scheduled to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court some time this fall. I wrote about the case in an April BTL, and last night, I…