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

High Marks for UT Plan

Students on the University of Texas at Austin campus.
Students on the University of Texas at Austin campus.
Texas Weekly

A report issuing recommendations on how to raise the University of Texas at Austin's four-year graduation rate to 70 percent has received positive reviews from key players on various sides of the higher education reform issue.

For UT-Arlington, More Than Just a New Building

Men's assistant basketball coach Zak Buncik takes in the new center during a press conference at  The University of Texas Arlington  College Park Center. The 7000 seat event center opens February 1, 2012.
Men's assistant basketball coach Zak Buncik takes in the new center during a press conference at The University of Texas Arlington College Park Center. The 7000 seat event center opens February 1, 2012.

The University of Texas at Arlington unveiled more than just a new basketball stadium this week. Its new $78 million, 7,000-seat venue is also a key part of an effort to become a top-tier institution.

Philip Castille: The TT Interview

University of Houston-Victoria campus.
University of Houston-Victoria campus.

The new president of the University of Houston-Victoria on whether the institution will remain in the UH System, its plans to play a major role in the state's higher education landscape and its response to Texas' workforce needs.

Texas State Relishes New Status, Focuses on Future

President Trauth looks out at the campus of Texas State University. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board recently reclassified the school as an Emerging Research University.
President Trauth looks out at the campus of Texas State University. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board recently reclassified the school as an Emerging Research University.

Texas State University President Denise Trauth expects the institution's new emerging research classification to enhance its reputation and help in the recruitment of students and faculty.