This is a follow up to the “Lemons” article yesterday.
By Mary Lee Grant
In an op-ed published in the Bryan-College Station Eagle, Texas A&M University associate professor of history Jonathan Coopersmith argues for a radical restructuring of higher education in Texas to address bureaucratic overlap. Read More
Most college students drop a course on occasion. Some drop them often, change majors on a whim or drop out of school entirely.
These students have wasted more than their own time and tuition money. There’s also the lost investment that taxpayers made in subsidizing their education.
Texas has a weak record in keeping undergraduates focused on completing their coursework: It ranks third among states in the amount it spends on students who drop out their first year. Measured over five years, that adds up to $471 million in taxpayers’ money. Read More
More than 2,100 UT Dallas students took a big step toward the real world as they crossed the stage Friday and Saturday in spring commencement ceremonies. The crowds celebrating at the five ceremonies included more than 990 graduate and PhD candidates and 1,160 undergraduates.