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-Austin Names Center for Former Gov. Bill Clements

Former Texas Gov. Bill Clements is shown during a speech at the Texas Capitol in 1987. He served as governor from 1979 to 1983 and again from 1987 to 1991. He passed away in 2011.
Former Texas Gov. Bill Clements is shown during a speech at the Texas Capitol in 1987. He served as governor from 1979 to 1983 and again from 1987 to 1991. He passed away in 2011.

The University of Texas at Austin on Wednesday is announcing its new William P. Clements Jr. Center on History, Strategy and Statecraft, named for the former governor of Texas.

Will the New Year Bring a New University to the Valley?

Dr. Juliet García, president of the University of Texas at Brownsville, Dr. Robert Nelsen, president of the University of Texas-Pan American
Dr. Juliet García, president of the University of Texas at Brownsville, Dr. Robert Nelsen, president of the University of Texas-Pan American

There is a significant amount of excitement in the Rio Grande Valley about a proposal to combine the University of Texas at Brownsville and the University of Texas-Pan American into a new university that would also have a planned medical school.