Texas Colleges respond to increasing costs by raising tuition. Educators feeling left out of discussion.

The University of Texas at Austin and other universities are combating criticism over their decisions to increase tuition. These jabs are not only coming from the students and parents who will pay the increased tuition, but also from the Texas Legislature. The institutions claim the reason for the tuition increase is in response to the state funding as a reduced percentage of total costs.

Documentary Depicting Changing University Goals

“Starving the Beast” Documentary Depicting Changing University Goals

Soon to debut is a documentary titled “Starving the Beast,” which includes examples of former A&M President McKinney and former UT-Austin President Powers as collateral damage in the changing political winds of university purposes and funding.

March for Gun-Free Campuses: January 8th

We know this is a short notice, but if you are able to, please join the TACT Staff in this march for Gun-Free Campuses.

Date: Friday, January 8th, 2016
Place: Gather in Griffin Hall on 2nd Floor of the JW Marriott
(110 E. 2nd. Street)
Times:     1:30 p.m.: Gather in Griffin Hall on the 2nd. Floor of the JW                         Marriott
(Speech to be given by Professor Roland Greene of Stanford University)

More Guns on More Campuses

More Guns on More Campuses

After helping defeat guns on campus legislation for three successive legislative sessions, TACT is now communicating with leaders of individual campuses as they craft their local options within the confines of the statute.

The Texas Faculty Association Host Forums on “Campus Carry”

The Texas Faculty Association Host Forums on “Campus Carry”

TFA has recently announced they will be sponsoring two forums at Texas State University regarding the upcoming implementation of SB11, or “Campus Carry”.

Dates and Times:

October 26th, 2015 @ 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. LBJ Student Center, Room 3.7.2

October 29th, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. LBJ Student Center, Room 4.1.9

LBJ Student Center is located at: 109 Student Center Drive San Marcos, TX 78666

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