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.

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UT Hires Search Firm, Seeks Suggestions for Chancellor

UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa (left) and UT Board of Regents Chairman Paul L. Foster are shown at the announcement of Cigarroa's resignation on Feb. 10, 2014.
UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa (left) and UT Board of Regents Chairman Paul L. Foster are shown at the announcement of Cigarroa's resignation on Feb. 10, 2014.

As University of Texas System regents hired consultants to help find a successor for Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa, UT-Austin's president said he would be comfortable with Health and Human Services Commissioner Kyle Janek, the governor's reported pick.

UT-Brownsville President Not Applying for Top UT-RGV Post

Governor Rick Perry gives one of the pens used to sign the UT merger bill to Dr. Juliet Garcia of UT-Brownsville in a signing ceremony on July 16, 2013.
Governor Rick Perry gives one of the pens used to sign the UT merger bill to Dr. Juliet Garcia of UT-Brownsville in a signing ceremony on July 16, 2013.

After more than two decades as the president of the University of Texas at Brownsville, Juliet García has decided not to apply for the presidency of the institution that her school will soon become: the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley.

TribCast: Live Post-Primary Election Review

Texas Tribune staffers dissect Tuesday's primary election results at Triblive on March 5, 2014. Left to right are Reeve Hamilton, Evan Smith, Ross Ramsey, Emily Ramshaw and Morgan Smith.
Texas Tribune staffers dissect Tuesday's primary election results at Triblive on March 5, 2014. Left to right are Reeve Hamilton, Evan Smith, Ross Ramsey, Emily Ramshaw and Morgan Smith.

Reeve, Evan, Ross and Emily participate in a special live edition of the TribCast at the Austin Club on the morning after Tuesday's primary election. Morgan, Aman and Jim make special appearances.

TribCast: A Post-Primary Debrief

On Wednesday morning, Reeve, Evan, Ross and Emily — with help from Morgan, Aman and Jim — discussed the results of the 2014 primary election in front of a live audience at the Austin Club.

On Wednesday morning, Reeve, Evan, Ross and Emily — with help from Morgan, Aman and Jim — discussed the results of the 2014 primary election in front of a live audience at the Austin Club.

Smitherman Chides Paxton Supporters for Personal Attack

In full campaign mode Texas candidate for Attorney General Barry Smitherman tells the audience why he believes he'd make a good AG during a campaign stop at the Harris County Courthouse Bay Area Annex in Houston on Nov. 19, 2013.
In full campaign mode Texas candidate for Attorney General Barry Smitherman tells the audience why he believes he'd make a good AG during a campaign stop at the Harris County Courthouse Bay Area Annex in Houston on Nov. 19, 2013.

At the Bexar County Republican Women's luncheon on Friday, attorney general candidate Barry Smitherman went after supporters of an opposing campaign for making personal attacks against his wife.