The University’s $3 billion capital campaign has received more donations in 2011 than the same time last year. From 2009 to 2010, however, higher-education donations remained stagnant nationwide, according to a recent survey.
A UT student presented a resolution to the UT System Board of Regents on Thursday suggesting that they change the system investment policy, which the student said disregards the social and political impacts of its investments.
A group of long-standing community groups and local officials are ramping up their charge of a massive undercount of South Texas colonias, the low-income communities along the Texas-Mexico border. The move comes after the U.S. Census Bureau released preliminary figures Thursday of the 2010 census, including county breakdowns in Texas.