Theelected new representatives at its last meeting.
It started as an exercise to show what each council member liked and disliked about San Marcos, but ended with a set of outlined goals for the community over the next two years.
Carter Maddox did not think his sleeveless shirt event on Facebook would cause more than 700 people from across the state to take interest in protest against concealed carry.
“It started as a joke,” said Maddox, literature graduate student. “I wore a sleeveless shirt to work at the Writing Center one day. Another one of the tutors, Will, was joking how he wished he could wear sleeveless shirts to work.”
Gov. Rick Perry’s statement on creating a bachelor’s degree for $10,000 raised questions from educators across the state, including Gordon Thyberg, director of Budget.
During Perry’s State of the State address, he challenged higher education to create a degree plan under $10,000 per pupil, including the price of books.
Thyberg used the price of textbooks to illustrate Perry’s challenge.
Changes made to the computer refresh cycle may have departments seeking a revision.
Allocations for new computers changed Sept. 1, from box sets to dollar amounts.
Mark Hughes, associate vice president of Technology Resources, said a system was implemented eight years ago to distribute computers to each college. He said previously, IT allocated whole computer boxes to each college. Now, a dollar amount was given to each department to purchase specific computer parts needed for faculty and staff.
Arecommendation vote supports graduates students being eligible to purchase red parking permits.
Individuals who would be eligible for the permits include graduate students who either administer a class or serve as a teacher’s assistant. Graduate instructors of record can currently only buy a green student permit.
, associate provost of Academic Affairs, said the Faculty Senate’s recommendation is not the final decision, but a consideration the Transportation and Parking Committee will discuss in further detail.
He leads her through a dimly lit room. Red balloons and streamers greet them. He follows her to their table blanketed in scarlet linen with delicate heart-shaped confetti adding to the beauty of the evening.
His left hand gently moves her chair back as his right becomes her support. Looking out onto the ballroom the couple notices others dressed in red and pink, swaying to the songs of the past.
City Council will consider a resolution outlining new river recreation policies to comply with the first phase of the conservation plan approved by a Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program.
The EARIP is a state legislature mandated committee that researches ideas to better use the aquifer in a manner that will protect the endangered species inhabiting the area. The committee has spent time creating a plan to better suit the needs of the aquifer.
Patti Strickel Harrison grew up appreciating the arts, and eventually became a large contributor and planner for Texas State's new Performing Arts Center.
“My mother played piano, taught music and sang, so I was always around music,” Harrison said. “I am of the age when all we had was radio. I listened to music all the time, every time I could get. And from then on I have been around music, going to hear concerts and to Broadway to see theater.”
formed a sub-committee to collaborate ideas on how to better utilize time needed to make decisions regarding development leave.
Development leave is a paid absence given to faculty members who have completed their sixth year and are recommended by the Faculty Senate. Development leave is primarily used for research in a faculty’s field of study.