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.
Updated: UT-Southwestern officials said they will reclassify nearly $15,000 that former President Kern Wildenthal originally gave to the university on checks marked as gifts. The total he now owes the institution is less than $6,200.
Evan, Ross, Reeve and Brandi cover a lot of territory in a discussion that includes Ted Nugent's presence at the State of the Union, Rick Perry's visit to California and Ken Anderson's court of inquiry.
The relationship between the University of Texas School of Law and an affiliated foundation is among the topics on the minds of University of Texas System regents as they convene a two-day meeting that starts Wednesday.
Jeffrey Hildebrand, an energy executive from Houston, is likely to be appointed by Gov. Rick Perry to one of three open slots on the University of Texas System Board of Regents, multiple higher education sources have told the Tribune.
One of the country's most respected higher education leaders on why colleges and universities should pay more attention to making sure students complete their degrees and what role Texas has to play in the process.
For more than a year, a foreign medical school has been seeking approval to operate in Texas, and its controversial bid has overcome a number of roadblocks. This legislative session, it will be put to at least one more high-stakes test.