An investigation of the University of Texas at Austin finds the president likely swayed admissions decisions to aid well-connected applicants. Everybody does it, President Bill Powers said.
U. of Texas chancellor, following protests from faculty and students, backs down on demands that the popular president of Austin campus leave office quickly. How was his job saved?
President of UT Austin told to quit or be fired -- and he resists. Faculty leaders say regents -- allies of Governor Rick Perry -- are attempting "coup" against respected academic leader.
Push by grad students at UT Austin shows how difficult it can be to define what doctoral support is needed -- and how to get it.
Replacing a required humanities course with a class based on the popular self-help book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has faculty up in arms at one community college.
Texas community colleges create stackable credentials for jobs in booming oil and gas industry, so students can leave when hired and return later.
In report to faculty and students, UT president outlines principles for online education and asks for greater input from professors.
Years of tension between state policy makers and administrators at the University of Texas at Austin could come to a head in a series of legislative battles this spring.
Community college enrollments in Texas level off, and newly required meningitis vaccinations (and associated fees and hassles) might be part of the cause.
Overlap in agendas for governors of Wisconsin, Florida, and Texas hints at a new Republican approach to higher education.
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