Texas higher ed leaders optimistic about funding, faculty uneasy about culture wars as new session starts

Community colleges want a funding overhaul this legislative session, and four-year universities are hoping for a boost in research funds. Meanwhile, faculty are bracing for a potential threat to tenure and limits to conversations about race.

By Kate McGee, The Texas Tribune
Posted 1/21/23

When the Texas Legislature convened in January 2021 amid a global pandemic, higher education officials came to Austin and braced for budget cuts as the state grappled with how to make sure it could …

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