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

New Disclosure Policy Delayed at UT System

University of Texas Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa during Joint Committee on Oversight of Higher Education Governance, Excellence & Tansparency on September 21st, 2011
University of Texas Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa during Joint Committee on Oversight of Higher Education Governance, Excellence & Tansparency on September 21st, 2011

The implementation of a robust but controversial conflict-of-interest policy at institutions in the University of Texas System that was originally scheduled for this spring has been delayed until at least September.

TribCast Plus: Complete College Texas

In a special TribCast, Reeve talks with Complete College America President Stan Jones, former UT System Regents Chairman James Huffines and former Texas State University System Chancellor Charles Matthews about a new report on college completions.

Amid Fireworks, Cigarroa Stays Focused on Framework

UT System Chancellor Dr. Francisco Cigarroa listens as UT Regents announce the turning over of records to legislators on April 11, 2013.
UT System Chancellor Dr. Francisco Cigarroa listens as UT Regents announce the turning over of records to legislators on April 11, 2013.

In 2011, University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa calmed turbulence in the higher ed community with his "Framework for Advancing Excellence." New conflicts have emerged, but Cigarroa said he's sticking to his plan.

UT Regent Wallace Hall: "Mea Culpa"

Dallas businessman Wallace Hall, Jr. takes notes at the University of Texas Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 14, 2013 in Austin.
Dallas businessman Wallace Hall, Jr. takes notes at the University of Texas Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 14, 2013 in Austin.

In an exclusive interview with Texas Monthly, controversial University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall acknowledged that he did not recognize the need for ongoing communication with the Legislature.