After months of internal uproar and a letter from U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, the University of Texas at Austin said Friday its China center will not accept funding from a Hong Kong-based foundation that Cruz said helps spread Chinese government propaganda abroad.
Football coaches who worked at Baylor University during a major sexual assault scandal are looking for new jobs at new colleges, but Baylor still won't publicly say whether those coaches did anything wrong while in their old jobs.
Texas A&M University-Commerce President Ray Keck announced Thursday that he will step down from his position effective Aug. 31. He was previously president of Texas A&M International University in Laredo, a post he'd held since 2001.
There’s a new major at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth dedicated to shining a light on issues around race. It’s part of broader efforts at the university, where students of color have raised concerns about the campus climate.
University leaders began this year expecting a bruising Texas legislative session, but they came out mostly unscathed. In many ways, the year will be remembered more for what happened on campus — not in the Capitol. Here are the top higher ed stories of 2017.
Use our Texas Higher Ed Outcomes Explorer to track the educational milestones of every student who started eighth grade in a Texas public school between 1997 and 2005. You can see figures broken down by county, ethnicity and other factors.
University of Texas System Chancellor Bill McRaven will remain in his job beyond the expiration of his contract at the end of the month. But some of the tensions that made his future seem uncertain remain.
The amount Texas A&M University will pay its new football coach is unprecedented in the state, but no state appropriations will be used for Jimbo Fisher's salary. A&M can afford it because its football program is raking in money.
James O'Keefe will speak at Southern Methodist University on Wednesday, less than a week after The Washington Post reported a woman with possible ties to O'Keefe targeted a Post reporter in a sting operation.
Ruth Simmons, a pioneering college administrator and the first black president of an Ivy League university, thought she was done leading colleges after she retired from Brown University. Five years later, she's back to lead Prairie View A&M.
Eight years after Texas Tech fired football coach Mike Leach, Leach is still fighting his old school for money he thinks he's owed. But a law protecting state entities from lawsuits is hampering his efforts.
When Caitlin Comfort decided to go to medical school, the Yale grad had her heart set on the East Coast. But facing $90,000 per year price tags for tuition, she said no thanks, and started applying to schools back home in Texas.