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Amid Slowing College Enrollment, Fears of Missing Goals

Republican leader State Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas, frowns at a question from editor Evan Smith at TribLive on June 1, 2012.
Republican leader State Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas, frowns at a question from editor Evan Smith at TribLive on June 1, 2012.

According to preliminary data gathered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the total number of students attending college this fall increased by just 12,000 over the previous year.

Keith Patterson: The TT Interview

One of the filmmakers behind the new documentary Ann Richards' Texas on the legacy of the former Texas governor, how he — a New Yorker — became interested in her story and why she is getting so much attention this year.

Higher Ed Chair Seliger Tackles New Post With Open Mind

State Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, meets with his chief of staff, Ginger Averitt, at their Capitol office on October 16, 2012.
State Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, meets with his chief of staff, Ginger Averitt, at their Capitol office on October 16, 2012.

The higher education background of state Sen. Kel Seliger, the new Senate Higher Education Committee chairman, is pretty thin, particularly when compared with that of his predecessor. But he says he's "learning a lot very rapidly."