Governor Perry, Lt. Governor Dewhurst and Speaker Straus Issue Request for Bigger Budget Cuts

“As we move into the upcoming budget cycle, state leadership will continue to identify ways to trim spending, just as families and businesses across the state have done, in order to balance our budget,” Gov. Perry said. “This request for 10 percent reduction proposals for the next biennium builds on our ongoing call on state agencies to tighten their belts so Texas can continue our commitment to keep taxes low, attract businesses and create jobs as we continue to lead the way out of the national economic downturn.”

UT System, AAUP Disagree About Galveston Firings

University of Texas System staff is considering advisory committee suggestions regarding increased faculty participation during situations of financial exigency.

TACT First Alert: Attention Members! Submit your articles by May 10th for the next eBulletin!

Have you accomplished something extraordinary in your classes this year? Are you itching to get your ideas about higher education down on paper? Have you been ranting about something that annoys you in your field, or something that excites and exhilarates you? Then submit your work for the TACT May eBulletin! Spring has sprung and with it come opportunities to make your voice heard among your fellow TACT members. We know you have an entire academic year of heartaches and victories to share, and we’d love to publish your work.

Elect Your TACT State Board Members!

For more than six decades, TACT has seen success through the thousands of academic leaders who have given their time and talents in service to their profession. Please take this opportunity to exercise your right to vote and elect your future TACT leaders.

McCall announced today as sole finalist for Texas State University System Chancellor

Brian McCall was announced today as the sole finalist for the Texas State University System Chancellor.  State Representative Brian McCall (R-Plano) will replace Charles Matthews, who retired earlier this year.

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