FROM THE COALITION

Business leaders, philanthropists, engaged students, interested alumni and everyday citizens have weighed in on this debate. Take a look at some of the letters and opinion editorials that these passionate advocates for high-quality higher education have to say about this issue.

Coalition Applauds Selection of Greg Fenves to Lead UT Austin

March 27, 2015
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Coalition Applauds Passage of UT System Regent Nominees

March 11, 2015
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Coalition Response to Kroll Report

February 12, 2015
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Coalition Applauds Pick for Texas A&M University President

February 03, 2015
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Coalition Welcomes Texas A&M System Regent Appointments

January 22, 2015
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Latest Updates

  • Coalition Applauds Selection of Greg Fenves to Lead UT Austin

    The Texas Coalition for Excellence in Higher Education today issued the following statement after the UT System Board of Regents selected Gregory L. Fenves, the current provost and executive vice president of UT Austin, as the sole finalist to replace outgoing UT Austin President Bill Powers:

    “Greg Fenves will be an excellent president for The University of Texas at Austin. We applaud Chancellor McRaven, members of the UT System Board of Regents, and the entire search committee for a thorough, diligent process and an outstanding selection. Fenves will take over at a critical time for UT Austin. His leadership, intellect and passion will well serve the campus community, and the people of Texas whose lives are impacted daily by the research and teaching that take place on this UT campus. His deep knowledge of the campus, his rapport with faculty, students and alumni, and his impeccable academic credentials combine to make him the perfect choice to lead the next era of excellence for UT Austin.”

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  • Coalition Applauds Passage of UT System Regent Nominees

    AUSTIN—The Texas Coalition for Excellence in Higher Education today issued the following statement following Senate confirmation of David Beck, Steve Hicks and Sara Martinez Tucker to serve on the UT System Board of Regents:

    “We congratulate Governor Abbott for appointing these outstanding nominees to the UT System Board of Regents, and applaud the Senate for swiftly approving them. Regents Beck, Hicks and Martinez Tucker each bring judgment, experience, intellect and passion to the Board of Regents, and we look forward to a new path forward with their leadership.

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