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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.

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Justin Dehn

Fred Heldenfels: The TT Interview

The chairman of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on recent criticism of the agency, its relationship with Texas community colleges and the future of higher education in the state.

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Graphic by Todd Wiseman

Questions in Higher Ed Coordinating Board's Future

Even if the odds of its continued existence are high, the ground is being laid for a very serious conversation about the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s structure and operations when lawmakers convene next session.

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A&M, Texas Wesleyan to Create New Law School

Texas A&M University is entering into a partnership with Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth to create a new law school that will be known as the Texas A&M School of Law at Texas Wesleyan University.

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Newly appointed Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp answers a question from the audience at TribLive on September 29, 2011. Bob Daemmrich

Updated: Compass Group to Take Over Services at A&M

Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp announced today that Compass Group, a major private company based in North Carolina, will be taking over dining and support services at Texas A&M University.

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Jim Spaniolo, president of the University of Texas at Arlington. Caleb Bryant Miller

UT-Arlington President Announces Retirement

UPDATED: University of Texas at Arlington President James Spaniolo told the Tribune that he is not leaving due to any outside pressure or internal dissatisfaction. "It just reflects a personal decision on my part," he said.

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Illustration by Todd Wiseman

A&M System Lands Major Federal Biosecurity Deal

A Texas A&M University System-led team has won a federal contract to develop one of three new national centers for developing and manufacturing medicine and vaccines to respond to pandemic diseases and bioterror threats.

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Texas A&M University Todd Wiseman

A&M System May Soon Learn Fate of Biosecurity Bid

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will announce the creation of new centers for developing "vaccines and medicines used to protect health in emergencies." That could be big news for the Texas A&M University System.

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Todd Wiseman

TribCast: The Post-Convention Wrap

Evan, Ross, Reeve and Ben talk about what happened at the Republican and Democratic state conventions and what it will mean going forward.

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