Gregory Fenves

The University of Texas at Austin is the flagship of America’s wealthiest public university system. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

UT Declines Funding from Chinese Communist Party-Linked Group

The University of Texas at Austin declined a financial donation from a Hong Kong-based foundation because of the group’s reported links to the Chinese Communist Party. College officials also voiced concerns the intention behind the monetary offering was to influence activities and academia at the flagship campus.

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Texas Officials Ask for Public’s Help Finding Suspect in Murder of Female UT Student

Texas officials identified the female student found dead on the University of Texas at Austin campus Tuesday, but they offered little else in regards to information about the male suspected of her murder besides his image captured on a campus surveillance camera. Police have asked the public for help in capturing this person of interest.

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UT-Austin to Suspend Students Accused of ‘Actual or Threatened’ Violence

UT-Austin President Gregory Fenves issued a statement Wednesday authorizing a new campus policy that allows the Office of the Dean of Students to temporarily suspend a student accused of “actual or threatened” violence on campus while university officials investigate the incident.