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July 18, 2017
A new era of discovery and collaboration between the U.S. and Mexico began with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Center for Big Bend Studies of Sul Ross State University and the Instituto Na-cional de Antropología e Historia, the federal agency that oversees and investigates all anthropological and historical sites in Mexico.
TSUS Institutions to Pilot Workshop on Student Success
April 3, 2017
The Texas State University System's member institutions will participate in a pilot workshop this week focused on the role of department chairs and faculty leadership in improving student success. 

TSUS Launches Chancellor’s Faculty Fellowship Program to Improve Student Success
January 24, 2017
Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall has established the Chancellor’s Faculty Fellowship Program, with the goal in its inaugural year of finding innovative strategies to improve student success across the System.

Rossanna Salazar Elected Board of Regents Chairman, William F. Scott Elected Vice Chairman
November 18, 2016
The Texas State University System Board of Regents elected Rossanna Salazar of Austin chairman of the board and William F. Scott of Nederland vice chairman. Ms. Salazar and Mr. Scott were elected during the board's quarterly meeting on the campus of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville.

Three Professors, One Student Receive Prestigious Regents' Awards
November 18, 2016
The Board of Regents of the Texas State University System presented the Regents' Professor and Regents' Scholar awards to three faculty members and one student from the system's member institutions.

TSUS Foundation Announces New Executive Director
September 14, 2016
Texas State University System Foundation Chairman Charlie Amato has announced that Mike Wintemute has been named executive director of the TSUS Foundation. Wintemute, deputy vice chancellor for marketing and communications at TSUS, will succeed Pat Tibbetts, who is retiring from the Foundation after four years of service.

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.

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