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  • Campaign for Texas Goes Out with a Bang

    Campaign for Texas Goes Out with a Bang

    By Angela Curtis
    Published: Sept. 2

    The state’s most ambitious fundraising campaign to date concluded Aug. 31, topping its $3 billion goal by $115 million and breaking records in the process.

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      Bill said on Sept. 9 at 9:16 a.m.
      It would be helpful (as well as informative) if you could actually list the amount of money raised for specific projects, rather than give such general information. For instance: how much is going to students and for what? How much is going to faculty and for what? how much is going to staff (LOL) and how much? And, how much is going to buildings, which buildings and how much?
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      Chalo said on Sept. 2 at 11:55 p.m.
      It's baffling to me that anyone would contribute their own money to a state-owned enterprise, as if it were a charity, at the same time that very state is handing out tax abatements and incentives to profitable businesses. It seems simpler to just stop giving taxpayer money to the rich, and instead spend it on educational facilities and other amenities of a healthy public society.
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    LIVESTRONG Gift Pushes UT Past $3 Billion Goal
    The $50 million gift will establish the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes at...
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    Campaign for Texas: Impact on the world
    Campaign for Texas: Impact on the world
    The Campaign for Texas has had an immense impact on our students, faculty, campus...
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    President Powers On the Issues | December 2008
    President Powers On the Issues | December 2008
    University leader gives update.
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    President Powers On the Issues | November 2008
    President Powers On the Issues | November 2008
    University leader gives update.
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