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UH’s Medical School May See Regent Vote Soon, Khator Says—Houston Chronicle
The University of Houston System Board of Regents next month might evaluate the feasibility of creating a medical school.

UH-Victoria Starts Presidential Search—Houston Chronicle
Vic Morgan, who started as an interim UH-Victoria president in 2014, will step down next fall.

UT-Austin Remains One of the Only Top Schools in Texas to Charge Counseling Fees—Daily Texan
Of Texas’ 10 largest public universities, only UT and the University of Houston charge for counseling sessions. 

Data Center coming to Houston—Under UH’s Wing—Houston Chronicle
A data science center will likely come to Houston after all – it will just be run by Cougars rather than the University of Texas System.

Ruth Simmons Named Sole Finalist for Job as Prairie View A&M’s Next president—Houston Chronicle
The Texas A&M University System named renowned higher education leader who has set out an ambitious agenda for the institution.

Texas A&M Commerce offers $10,000 Degree—but Discourages Freshmen from Pursuing—Texas Tribune
An online degree program that can be completed for less than $10,000. So why doesn’t it want its freshmen to sign up?