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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

U.S. Secretary of the Air Force, Heather Wilson, has been selected to succeed Dr. Diana Natalicio as UTEP president. (Photo courtesy of UT System)

UT Board of Regents announces finalist for UTEP president

Brianna Chavez, Copy Editor March 8, 2019

The UT System Board of Regents unanimously selected Secretary of the U.S. Air Force Heather Wilson as the sole finalist for the president of UTEP Friday, March 8. Wilson will succeed current UTEP President Diana Natalicio who announced her retirement...

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Dr.Diana Natalicio closely watches the Womens basketball game.

Vote to select new UTEP President postponed

Brianna Chavez, Copy Editor March 4, 2019

The special meeting to vote to select a finalist for a new UTEP President has been postponed. According to the UT System, the UT Board of Regents had to postponed their special meeting planned for Monday, March 4 due to a scheduling conflict. The...

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Dr. Diana Natalicio, president of UTEP, said a few words about the relationship between UTEP and Mexico.

Search committee now accepting nominees

Brianna Chavez, Reporter November 6, 2018

The Presidential Advisory Search Committee is now accepting nominations and applications for the next UTEP President through a website launched by the UT System, as promised by the committee and Russell Reynolds and Associates. The website also allows...

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UT System announces new chancellor

UT System announces new chancellor

Brianna Chavez, Reporter August 27, 2018

James B. Milliken has been appointed as the new chancellor of the UT System. The UT Board of Regents voted unanimously to appoint Milliken on Monday. Milliken has over 30 years of experience in higher education. He comes to the UT System after...

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(From left) Elena Izquierdo, associate professor of education, Gary Edens, vice president of student affairs, and Catherine McCorry-Andalis, dean of students, announce the results of the UT Systems study, Cultivating Learning and Safe Environments, on Friday, March 24.

UT System-wide survey on sexual assault and misconduct released

Christian Vasquez, Copy Editor March 25, 2017

The University of Texas System released a system-wide survey focused on sexual assault and misconduct on Friday, March 24. The survey, Cultivating Learning and Safe Environments, or CLASE, consisted of 3,012 UTEP students, and more than 28,000 students...

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Faculty, students and staff voice concerns about gun control

Alonso Moreno, Copy Editor November 3, 2015

In a room with about 40 people, a tense atmosphere could be felt as one man rose from his seat and approached the microphone to speak once more. “Free speech is dead,” he said. “This new law has killed it.” The man delivering the heartfelt speech...

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Freshman philosophy major Jorge Martinez poses as a student struggling from tuition increase.

UT System board authorizes possible tuition increase

Luis Gonzalez, Editor in Chief October 20, 2015

A raise in what UTEP students pay each year for classes may be on the horizon. The UT System Board of Regents authorized all of its institutions to construct and present proposals for increasing tuition and fees for the 2017 and 2018 fiscal years. Tuition...

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A speaker from the UTEP Do One Thing initiative presents at the green DOT training held in the Undergraduate Learning Center.

UT System funds $1.7 million study to prevent campus violence

Amanda Guillen and Valerie Herrera August 25, 2015

The beginning of the fall semester brings the launch of two new initiatives on campus to deal with the problem of sexual violence. The UT System has begun a $1.7-million multiyear study on sexual assaults, dating violence, stalking and sexual harassment...

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Fight for equality opens door for African-Americans

Maria Esquinca, Staff Reporter September 9, 2014

954, Thelma White, a young African-American valedictorian from Douglas High School—El Paso’s only black high school—walked onto the dull gray cement steps of UTEP, then known as Texas Western College, in a brave attempt to do a very unordinary...

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