Reeve Hamilton Reporter

Reeve Hamilton covers higher education and politics for The Texas Tribune and hosts the Tribune's weekly podcast. His writing has also appeared in Texas Monthly and The Texas Observer. Born in Houston and raised in Massachusetts, he has a bachelor's degree in English from Vanderbilt University.

Recent Contributions

Cigarroa: "Less Safe" Environment With Campus Carry

UT System Chancellor Dr. Francisco Cigarroa at the Board of Regents meeting for The University of Texas System on Feb. 14, 2013.
UT System Chancellor Dr. Francisco Cigarroa at the Board of Regents meeting for The University of Texas System on Feb. 14, 2013.

As lawmakers prepare to discuss allowing concealed handguns in college and university buildings on Thursday, the chancellor of the state's largest university system continues to express his concerns with such proposals.

 

At Hearing, UT Law School Foundation Admits "Mistakes"

UT Law school foundation president John H. Massey, looks over to UT Law school Dean Ward Farnsworth during a House Committee hearing on Transparency in state agency operations on March 12th, 2013
UT Law school foundation president John H. Massey, looks over to UT Law school Dean Ward Farnsworth during a House Committee hearing on Transparency in state agency operations on March 12th, 2013

John Massey, the board president of the University of Texas Law School Foundation, said in a legislative hearing on Tuesday that the organization made "mistakes" in the operation of its now-defunct forgivable loan program.

After 25 Years, UT-El Paso President Still Making Waves

Diana Natalicio, President of The University of Texas at El Paso, joined higher education leaders for a panel discussion on college completion recommendations in Austin, Texas.
Diana Natalicio, President of The University of Texas at El Paso, joined higher education leaders for a panel discussion on college completion recommendations in Austin, Texas.

After 25 years at the helm of the University of Texas at El Paso, Diana Natalicio sees no end to her work in sight. Instead, she has recently taken on a bigger role in the national conversation about higher education.

Seliger Starts Small With Higher Education Bills

State Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, at Triblive on Dec. 6, 2012.
State Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, at Triblive on Dec. 6, 2012.
Texas Weekly

New Senate Higher Education Chairman Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, unveiled his first round of bills dealing with colleges and universities. On the whole, they are more attractive to wonks than to headline writers, unlike those of his counterpart on the House Higher Education Committee, Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas.