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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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Nicole Guidotti-Hernández: The TT Interview

The chairwoman of the new Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, which has been heralded as the first of its kind, talks about why it was created and what jobs its graduates will likely get.

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Regent Paul Foster at the University of Texas System Board of Regents meeting Aug. 22, 2013. Callie Richmond

UT Board: Lawmakers May Not Observe Investigation

At a special meeting of the University of Texas System regents on Monday, the board unanimously voted to keep lawmakers out of the room during an investigation into alleged political influence in admissions at UT-Austin. 



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GOP gubernatorial nominee Greg Abbott speaking at the RedState Gathering in Fort Worth, Texas on August 9, 2014. Cooper Neill

Abbott Lays Out Full Higher Ed Plan

UPDATED: Implementing outcomes-based funding for universities and requiring public institutions to give college credit for scores of 3 or higher on AP exams were among the higher ed proposals laid out by Greg Abbott on Tuesday.



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Admiral William H. McRaven, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, was named the sole finalist to be chancellor of the University of Texas System on July 29, 2014. McRaven holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey, U.S. Air Force

McRaven Named Next UT System Chancellor

It's official: Admiral William H. McRaven, the head of the U.S. Special Operations Command, is the next chancellor of the University of Texas System. His annual salary? $1.2 million. 



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