Texas State's Faculty Senate met with senate liaisons to discuss concerns over the fall 2021 semester and student attendance in its Feb. 24 meeting.
To facilitate an increase in transfer enrollment of Black, Hispanic and non-traditional students, Texas State and Austin Community College (ACC) have partnered in the Equity Transfer Initiative, a grant-based initiative that will support resources and expand learning pathways for underrepres…
Texas State's Student Government Senate voted to uphold its previous overturning of the impeachment of a former president and expelled its parliamentarian during its Feb. 22 meeting.
Texas State will work with Life Anew, a restorative justice organization, during the spring semester to advance internal inclusion and understanding across campus.
Texas State will extend the closure of its campuses for the second time since severe weather and power outages took over the San Marcos community, according to an email from University President Denise Trauth.
Texas State says power has been restored to the majority of campus and the warming shuttles, used for students in need of heat during inclement weather, have been discontinued.
Texas State is opening its dining halls to all students through Feb. 22, according to a campus-wide email from President Denise Trauth.
Texas State San Marcos and Round Rock campuses will be closed on Feb. 14 as a result of inclement weather in the area. Both campuses will close buildings at 6 p.m. on Feb. 13.
After the university’s decision to implement the return of face-to-face classeswhile simultaneously encouraging faculty to utilize remote instruction, Faculty Senate members expressed feelings of uneasiness over the university's attendance policy at their Feb. 10 meeting.
Student Government presidential candidates Andrew Gryce and Richard Vega shared their stances on COVID-19 protocols, campus diversity and inclusion initiatives, as well as the overall efficiency of Student Government during a virtual debate on Feb. 10.
Health officials in Hays County and at Texas State are reflecting on the lessons learned and challenges faced after the university's first full semester operating under COVID-19 protocols.
Texas State's Staff Council members provided updates regarding employee support initiatives including suggestions to the university's remote work policy and addressed concerns surrounding insurance coverage at its Feb. 9 meeting.
Texas State's Xiphophorus Genetic Stock Center has identified a long-sought-out gene in laboratory fish that provides a new understanding of cancer formation and speciation.
The Student Government Senate heard public disagreements over the renaming of Flowers Hall and Beretta Hall and passed resolutions to celebrate Pride, in its Feb. 8 session.
Texas State is set to distribute $6.5 million in emergency grants between Feb. 15-28 to students financially impacted by COVID-19.
Texas State will petition the Board of Regents to extend its “test-optional” stance to the high school class of 2022, allowing students to decide whether to submit their SAT/ACT scores as part of their admissions packet.
The Texas State University Events Center will be one of five venues to host the 2021 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship tournament, according to a Feb. 5 announcement from the university.
Texas State's Faculty Senate expressed concerns to university administrators about the return to in-person curriculum, in its Feb. 3 meeting.
In a virtual town hall event for students, faculty and staff on Feb. 2, University President Denise Trauth and other Texas State administrators provided updates on student financial support, campus activities and the university's continuing COVID-19 mitigation strategies.
Texas State's Student Government Senate received information concerning the university’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout on campus and spring commencement, heard resolutions over LGBTQIA+ pride and university police reform and questioned extending Thanksgiving break as well as not requiring mas…
Texas State is establishing a task force of scholars to research and analyze the lives of the namesakes of Beretta Hall and Flowers Hall in an effort to rename them.
The University Police Department is gathering information surrounding an alleged sexual assault on Jan. 29 in a campus residence hall.
Following an extensive national search and the December announcement of the new vice president for Student Affairs, Dr. Cynthia L. Hernandez has officially assumed her role as the individual tasked with overseeing and working toward student success at Texas State.
Texas State Faculty Senate spoke about the return to in-person classes, increasing mental health resources for students and providing more information on vaccines at its Jan. 27 meeting.
The University Police Department (UPD) has officially designated a mental health officer, a new role created to produce a better police response during frequent mental health-related calls.
Texas State will receive a $843,895 federal grant for the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) program in support of minorities and to examine the effects of community cultural wealth on Black and Hispanic women in the P-20 Computing Workforce Pipeline in Texas, according to a press rel…
Congressman Lloyd Doggett’s video in which he condemned the U.S. Capitol insurrection was not played at Texas State’s virtual Inauguration Day ceremony due to a lack of time to receive approval, according to the faculty member who made the decision.
The Student Government Senate voted to expand its power over the Student Government Supreme Court and indefinitely tabled a series of resolutions, including one that called for the adoption of transgender-friendly naming and pronoun policies, in its Jan. 25 meeting.
The intersection of Moore Street and Oscar Smith Road in San Marcos will be closed following a traffic collision on Jan. 22.
After nearly a year of devastation brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic and recent news of Texas becoming the first state to administer 1 million doses of vaccines, Texas State’s Student Health Center is gearing up for its own vaccination efforts with hopes the campus community will take a…