Guest Column: Why UT-Austin Should Raise Its Tuition

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Ever since I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, I have fought to keep tuition costs for the flagship campus affordable to all seeking the same invaluable education that I received. For almost 25 years, I have devoted my time to enhancing philanthropic support for UT-Austin. I have served on the Development Board, the Chancellor’s Council and the Longhorn Foundation, to name a few. All of these organizations raise funds for the university, helping provide needed resources to increase access, improve opportunities and heighten the level of excellence across the board.  

At a time when state funding ...

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