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

Powers recommends maximum tuition increase

Liz Farmer January 17, 2012

President William Powers, Jr. asked the UT System Board of Regents for the largest tuition increase the UT System will allow over the next two academic years. The regents will meet in February or March...

Powers to consider students’ opinion on tuition increases

Liz Farmer December 1, 2011

[Updated at 3:02 p.m: Corrected name of student in caption] Several students demanded President William Powers Jr. explain possible tuition increases. Powers said, “I’ll take the input that...

The Pomp And Circumstance of TPAC

The Daily Texan Editorial Board December 1, 2011

Wednesday’s open forum put an end to the motions of the Tuition Policy Advisory Committee, as it presented its proposal to the public. And that’s all the process consisted of — motions. TPAC...

Quotes to note: Legislature’s Joint Oversight Committee on Higher Education

The Daily Texan Editorial Board October 18, 2011

Editor’s Note: The following quotes are from the second hearing of the Legislature’s Joint Oversight Committee on Higher Education Governance, Excellence and Transparency held Monday at the...

Latin major given chance for redemption

Jillian Bliss September 27, 2011

Members of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board directed UT officials to remove a major in a present-day language last week, but allowed the University to retain a major in the defunct language...

In defense of University faculty

Larisa Manescu September 19, 2011

In his State of the University Address last week, President William Powers Jr. made a variety of remarks concerning how to not only preserve but also improve our position as a top public research university....