September 9, 2009
Written by: Jessica Behnham
Of the seven eligible universities, the University of Texas-Arlington reported the lowest donation total eligible for a program that will match research funds for the state's emerging research universities.
The university announced Sept. 1 that $3.75 million in donated funds were pledged, of which $1.1 million is expected to be eligible for matching funds through the Texas Research Incentive Program. UT-San Antonio, UT-Dallas, UT-El Paso, University of Houston, University of North Texas and Texas Tech University, reported eligible donations of at least $2 million.