LGBTQ-friendly legislation faces barriers at UT System and state legislature

The Daily Texan While the University often cites state law as a reason it cannot provide certain benefits to LGBTQ students and faculty, others say there are ways to circumvent these obstacles. Mandatory diversity training, gender inclusive housing and same-sex insurance benefits are still not available on campus, much to the frustration of several organizations … Continue reading LGBTQ-friendly legislation faces barriers at UT System and state legislature

Students ask for Regent Wallace Hall’s resignation

The Daily Texan Seventeen college councils at the University signed a letter to be released Monday asking that Regent Wallace Hall resign from his position at the UT System Board of Regents. The Senate of College Councils serves as one of the three legislative student organizations advocating academic issues at the University and is made … Continue reading Students ask for Regent Wallace Hall’s resignation

System regents ask student leaders to consider tuition raise

The Daily Texan At the request of the UT System Board of Regents, a working group of student leaders will now consider up to a 2.1 percent increase for in-state undergraduate tuition in addition to the 3.6 percent out-of-state increase proposed in December. In 2012, the UT System did not approve any tuition increases at … Continue reading System regents ask student leaders to consider tuition raise