Tier-one spotlight on Houston, DFW

Faulkner also said that Texas Tech has the potential to become a tier-one school, but would face special challenges unique to institutions outside of major metropolitan areas.

Written by: Jessica Behnham

Former UT President Larry Faulkner encouraged state leaders Monday to focus on the Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth areas when they select public universities to be raised to tier-one status so that they will serve the largest portion of Texas’ population.

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