The University of Texas System is the largest university system in the state. The system includes nine academic campuses and six medical campuses.
The flagship campus of the UT System is the University of Texas at Austin. Other academic campuses are at the University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas at Brownsville, University of Texas at Dallas, Univeresity of ...
UPDATED: A second University of Texas System regent has lashed out at fellow Regent Wallace Hall, following Hall's latest request for information from the University of Texas at Austin.Full Story
Lawmakers have expressed concerns about the investigative approach of the University of Texas System Board of Regents. But based on a request made this week, at least one regent appears undeterred.Full Story
The Texas Senate approved an extension of the University of Texas at Austin's cap on automatic admissions under the state's Top Ten Percent rule on Tuesday — and they rejected efforts to do away with the Top Ten Percent rule entirely.Full Story
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin professor and expert on Texas oil history on the current fracking boom and how it compares to the great booms of the past, as well as the strange way in which the Railroad Commission came to regulate oil and gas drilling.Full Story
As time runs out on the legislative session, little action has occurred regarding the much-hyped "micromanagement" by University of Texas System regents. Meanwhile, other regent-watching groups are dealing with internal troubles.Full Story
University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall came under fire for failing to disclose all of the lawsuits in his background when he filled out his application. Hall has since updated the filings, which were obtained by the Texas Tribune under the open records act.Full Story
Construction projects at higher-education campuses across the state would get an infusion of $2.4 billion through a bill that senators approved Tuesday. The measure now goes to the House.Full Story
Emails from a University of Texas at Austin administrator to the UT System Board of Regents' general counsel, obtained by the Tribune through an open records request, highlight the strain caused by Regent Wallace Hall’s recent records requests and also reveal some of the legal questions prompted by the requests.Full Story
The Texas Coalition for Excellence in Higher Education, a group formed in 2011 in opposition to controversial reform efforts, fired off an angry letter to University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall on Tuesday.Full Story
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.Full Story
The University of Texas System regents voted unanimously Thursday to turn over documents to state legislators that they had considered withholding and to have the attorney general conduct a review of the University of Texas Law School Foundation.Full Story
Francisco Cigarroa, chancellor of The University of Texas System, and John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, join Evan Smith, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of The Texas Tribune, in a conversation about higher education and the future of Texas' largest two university systems.
This event was recorded before a live audience in Austin on March 28, 2013. TribLives feature moderated discussion with our honored guests followed by questions from the audience. For more information on Tribune events, please visit http://www.texastribune.org/events/.Full Story
When the drama surrounding recent decisions by the University of Texas System regents dominates the conversation about higher education, the truly critical issues facing our students and their families are left unexamined.Full Story
Amid heightened tensions with state lawmakers, four University of Texas System regents have called for a special meeting of their board, likely to be held this week.Full Story
The University of Texas System has, by its own count, received four expansive records requests from lawmakers, who typically enjoy privileged access to confidential documents. But system leaders aren't sure they want to turn all the information over.Full Story
The tension between the University of Texas System, its flagship university in Austin, and Texas lawmakers, including a majority of the Senate, does not appear to be dissipating. But there are only eight weeks until the legislative session ends and most lawmakers go home.Full Story
University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall didn't disclose a long history of courtroom battles before his Senate confirmation two years ago, a lapse that prompted some lawmakers to say they feel misled. Hall says he will provide the information now, but key lawmakers say they should have had it in hand two years ago.Full Story
A new website and databse released by the Texas Policy Evaluation Project explores the consequences of cuts to state family planning services in 2011, breaking information down to the county and district level.Full Story
For this week's nonscientific survey of insiders in politics and government, we asked about the public fussing between the University of Texas System regents, the governor and the administration at UT-Austin.Full Story
The undercurrents of the bickering between Gov. Rick Perry's administration and UT-Austin President Bill Powers offer a gold mine for the conspiratorial set, with fuel for every obsession: politics, deep school rivalries, policy and governance. If the squabbles are based on personality alone, they'll be over when the names change.
Full video of my 3/28 TribLive conversation with University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa and Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp.Full Story
At this morning's TribLive conversation, University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa and Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp talked about the per-student decline in state funding of higher education and whether excellence is achievable on a lean budget.Full Story
At Thursday's TribLive conversation, University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa discussed the roiling conflict between the Board of Regents and UT-Austin President Bill Powers.Full Story