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Faculty Senate names faculty award nominees, addresses merit raises

Faculty Senate names faculty award nominees, addresses merit raises

Malarie Ohrabka

October 10, 2018


Filed under In Brief, News, University

Faculty Senate nominated professors Oct. 10 for the Piper Professor Award at the weekly Faculty Senate meeting and addressed merit raises among stagnating enrollment rates. According to Trauth, Texas State is in its third year of flat enrollment, though the freshman class is the largest in history....

Spring Lake Dam to undergo repairs

Spring Lake Dam to undergo repairs

Malarie Ohrabka

October 2, 2018


Filed under Headlines - featured, Latest, News, San Marcos

Texas State is repairing the damaged Spring Lake Dam as a part of the Spring Lake Dam Stabilization Project to meet current state standards. The dam, made of cedar posts and rocks, was constructed in 1849 and purchased by Texas State in 1994. Vice President of Finance and Support Services Eric Algoe,...

Faculty Senate address concerns over parking, salary and custodial changes

Faculty Senate address concerns over parking, salary and custodial changes

Malarie Ohrabka

September 27, 2018


Filed under News, San Marcos, University

Faculty Senate said faculty concerns regarding parking and salaries as well as those of the university’s custodial staff during their Sept. 26 meeting. While discussing faculty salaries, Faculty Senate Chair Alex White mentioned two faculty members' concerns, which were over pay raises in relation...

Students earn course credit through community service program

Students earn course credit through community service program

Malarie Ohrabka

September 18, 2018


Filed under News, San Marcos, University

The Service-Learning Excellence Program allows students to earn course credit through both service and experiential learning. The program specializes in students learning through both campus and community-wide service and is comprised of three model programs: Mutual Adoption Pact, Safe At Home and...

Faculty Senate, President Trauth discuss university revisions

Faculty Senate, President Trauth discuss university revisions

Malarie Ohrabka

September 13, 2018


Filed under In Brief, News, University

Faculty Senate, accompanied by University President Denise Trauth in the first hour of the Sept. 12 meeting, discussed diversity initiatives, revisions to the Office of Sustainability and voter registration efforts. The Equity and Access Committee was renamed as the Council on Inclusive Excellence....

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