Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

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

Musick’s report hits the wrong note

Francis D. Fisher November 17, 2011

Marc Musick, associate dean at the College of Liberal Arts, prepared a study of the productivity of UT professors. Two sources of revenue are examined: The first is general support to UT by the State....

Quotes to note: Increasing the four-year graduation rate

The Daily Texan Editorial Board September 29, 2011

[Corrected Sept. 29: Corrected third quote.] Editor’s note: In his State of the University Address, President William Powers Jr. said he wants to increase the current 52-percent four-year graduate...

Forum on graduation rates encourages student input

Andrew Messamore September 28, 2011

[Updated on Sep. 28 at 12:58 a.m., corrected graduation percentages] In order to obtain student input for the task force working to increase the four-year graduation rate, the Liberal Arts Council and...

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...