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.
by Reeve Hamilton and Matthew Watkins, The Bryan-College Station Eagle
Texas A&M University officials say that a plan to outsource support services would help the university raise $260 million in the next 10 years. But staff members who perform those services are expressing concerns.
In 2009, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst invited Ted Cruz to help with the voter ID debate in the Texas Senate. What followed was a nearly $50,000 bill and an eventual payment of $10,000 for the legal services.
For the majority of Republican voters in the district, neither Roger Williams nor Wes Riddle was their first choice, leaving both candidates a lot of ground to cover and a lot of convincing to do before the July 31 runoff.
Texas Tech University President Guy Bailey is moving home. On Wednesday, the board of trustees at the University of Alabama officially hired the native Alabaman and alumnus as the institution's next president.
Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College, an upper-division college in the Texas State University System, has partnered with Southwest Texas Junior College for a program that offers a $10,000 bachelor's degree.
Reeve, Emily, Julián and Jay discuss Gov. Rick Perry's decision to reject key tenets of federal health care reform, the results of the Mexican elections and the latest developments in the U.S. Senate runoff.
“STEM,” an acronym for “Science, Technology, Engineering and Math,” is a term that is becoming increasingly common across education circles. But why is it so important? We put the question to several key Texans in the field.