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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Family dedicates lacrosse center

Megan Strickland November 21, 2011

The dedication of Caven Lacrosse and Sports Center at Clark Field is the silver lining that emerged from tragedy, said former Board of Regents chairman Scott Caven Jr. At a dedication ceremony for the...

UT System launches MyEdu partnership to increase efficiency

Liz Farmer October 20, 2011

The UT System announced a partnership Tuesday with the interactive website MyEdu to increase online advising efforts across UT institutions.  The partnership is part of UT System Chancellor Francisco...

President Powers’ job safe after controversy

Liz Farmer October 18, 2011

The UT-Austin president and UT System chancellor’s jobs are safe, according to a statement made by the UT System Board of Regents chair during a Monday forum designed to address questions regarding...

Thanksgiving with the Powells

The Daily Texan Editorial Board October 18, 2011

Monday’s higher education hearing featured a long-awaited public dialogue between Gene Powell, chairman of the UT System Board of Regents, and the Legislature, which has been less than exuberant...

Politics not as usual

Katherine Taylor September 29, 2011

Inside Higher Ed reports UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa is one of only two public university system heads in the state without prior political experience. Even though our Cigarroa goes against...

Rank and file

Shabab Siddiqui September 20, 2011

A good college ranking is like an iPad: Those that have one swear by it, and those that don’t claim it’s useless. Last week, U.S. News and World Report released their annual Best Colleges...