Students at Lamar Institute of Technology, Lamar State College Orange, and Lamar State College Port Arthur will pay substantially lower tuition and fees starting this fall. Officials from the Texas State University System announced the tuition cut during a news conference in Beaumont.
The Texas State University System Board of Regents has unanimously approved a resolution supporting Lamar University President Ken Evans, Ph.D., in response to criticism from a small but vocal group of LU faculty.
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed 10 student regents to their respective universities for terms set to expire on May 31, 2019. The Governor also appointed a student representative to serve on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
The Board of Regents of the Texas State University System today recognized two Texas State University educators and a longtime Lamar University employee for outstanding performance and commitment to the mission of their institutions.
Rossanna Salazar, chair of the Board of Regents of the Texas State University System, has appointed nine individuals to serve on the Advisory Search Committee for the next president of Lamar State College-Orange.
Chancellor Brian McCall announced today that Candice Woodruff, formerly a senior policy advisor to Gov. Greg Abbott, has joined the Texas State University System's Governmental Relations Office as director of policy and planning.