Apr 19, 2010
Those arguments worked last year, as the Legislature approved a plan to elevate one or more of the state's seven emerging research universities. In November, voters authorized a new National Research University Fund worth $500 million, although it could grow before the schools are allowed to tap it. In addition to UH and UT-El Paso, eligible schools include Texas Tech University, the University of North Texas, UT-Arlington, UT-Dallas and UT-San Antonio.
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