Board of Regents Approves Concealed Handgun Policies for TSUS Institutions
May 26, 2016
The Board of Regents of the Texas State University System has approved campus-specific policies regarding the possession of concealed handguns at the System’s eight member institutions. The policies, which take effect Aug. 1, 2016, were approved during the Board’s quarterly meeting at Texas State University’s Round Rock campus.
Board of Regents Confirms Appointment of Lonnie L. Howard as LIT President
May 17, 2016
The Board of Regents of the Texas State University System has approved the appointment of Lonnie L. Howard, Ph.D., as the next president of Lamar Institute of Technology in Beaumont.
Governor Abbott Appoints Dylan McFarland Student Regent
May 11, 2016
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Sam Houston State University student Dylan McFarland to serve as student regent for the Texas State University System. McFarland is pursuing a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice.
Dr. Lonnie L. Howard Named Sole Finalist in LIT Presidential Search
April 26, 2016
Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall today named Lonnie L. Howard, Ph.D., sole finalist in the Lamar Institute of Technology presidential search. Dr. Howard, currently president/CEO of Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, WA, was selected from a field of nearly 40 candidates following a national search.
LIT Presidential Search Committee Selects Four Finalists
April 6, 2016
A search committee assembled last year to help recruit the next president of Lamar Institute of Technology has narrowed the field of candidates to four. The Advisory Search Committee, appointed by Dr. Jaime Garza, chairman of the Board of Regents of the Texas State University System, selected the finalists from a field of nearly 40 candidates identified in a national search.
Quiz, Thompson Receive Regents' Awards for Outstanding Achievement
February 19, 2016
The Board of Regents of the Texas State University System recognized Dr. Fernando Quiz of Sul Ross State University as Regents' Teacher and Chris Thompson of Sam Houston State University as Regents' Staff Member for 2016. The awards were conferred during the Board of Regents' meeting on the campus of Lamar University in Beaumont.
Board of Regents Re-Elects Garza as Chairman, Salazar as Vice Chairman
November 13, 2015
The Board of Regents of the Texas State University System today re-elected Dr. Jaime R. Garza of San Antonio as chairman of the board and Rossanna Salazar of Austin as vice chairman. The unanimous vote occurred during the board's quarterly meeting on the campus of Texas State University.
Board of Regents Recognizes Professor, Student for Excellence
November 13, 2015
During its quarterly meeting on the campus of Texas State University today, the Board of Regents recognized Dr. Donald W. Olsen, a professor at Texas State University, and Keeley Townley-Smith, a student at Lamar University, for outstanding achievement in teaching and academics.
Dr. John Hayek Hired As Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
November 10, 2015
Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall, Ph.D., has announced the hiring of Dr. John Hayek as the system’s vice chancellor for academic affairs, effective December 1, 2015. Hayek will succeed Dr. Perry Moore, who is retiring as the system’s chief academic affairs officer at the end of the year.ate
TSUS Joins Modern States Educational Alliance's 'Freshman Year for Free' Program
September 10, 2015
The Texas State University System has announced a partnership with the not-for-profit Modern States Education Alliance that could help students earn up to one full year of college credit tuition-free, reducing the cost of a degree by up to 25 percent. TSUS is the first public university system in Texas to partner with Modern States’ ‘Freshman Year for Free’ program.
Enrollment at TSUS Component Institutions Reaches All-Time High
September 9, 2015
Preliminary headcount enrollment at the Texas State University System’s eight component institutions reached an all-time high of 82,965 this fall, an increase of more than 1,600 students, or two percent, since last fall. Over the past five years, TSUS institutions have added more than 7,700 students, an increase of 10 percent.
Sam Houston State University's Spencer Copeland Appointed TSUS Student Regent
July 2, 2015
Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Spencer Copeland, a graduate student at Sam Houston State University, to a one-year term as student regent for the Texas State University System. Copeland is one of 11 student representatives appointed by the governor to serve as non-voting members of the governing boards of Texas public universities, university systems and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Chancellor McCall: 84th Legislative Session a Boon for Texas College Students
Published June 1, 2015, in The Texas Tribune
Members of the Texas Legislature can return home this week confident that the votes they cast during the 84th Legislative Session will result in a more educated, enlightened and workforce-ready Texas.
TSUS Board of Regents Approves Purchase of O. Henry Hall from UT System
May 21, 2015
The Board of Regents of the Texas State University System today approved the purchase of O. Henry Hall, a historic landmark in downtown Austin, from The University of Texas System. The 134-year-old building, which once served as a federal courthouse and post office, was transferred to the UT System by the federal government in 1968.
Governor Abbott Appoints Three to TSUS Board of Regents
April 29, 2015
Governor Greg Abbott today appointed Veronica Muzquiz Edwards of San Antonio, Alan L. Tinsley of Madisonville and reappointed David Montagne of Beaumont to the Texas State University System Board of Regents for terms to expire on February 1, 2021. These appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.
Texas State University System Saves $27.4 Million in Refinancing Transaction
March 2, 2015
Taking advantage of historically low interest rates, the Texas State University System has refinanced a portion of its outstanding debt, saving the system more than $27 million in debt service costs over the next 20 years.
Texas State's Joe Meyer named TSUS Regents' Staff Member for 2015
February 20, 2015
Joe Meyer, director of the Office of Institutional Research at Texas State University, has been selected for the Texas State University System (TSUS) Regents’ Staff Member Award for 2015.