Humanities Texas board members Juliet V. García, William Livingston, and Adair Margo have recently made local and, in Margo’s case, international news.

El Paso native Margo received the Order of the Aztec Eagle, Mexico’s highest award for non-citizens. Arturo Sarukhan, Mexico’s ambassador to the United States, presented the award during a ceremony at the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington, D.C. More »

Livingston, who retired in August after 58 years of service at The University of Texas at Austin, was featured in a front-page story in the Austin American-Statesman on November 19 [paid article on website] and a feature article in UT's Alcalde magazine.

García, president of the University of Texas at Brownsville, was named one of six distinguished alumni of The University of Texas at Austin for 2007. A native of Brownsville, she earned a doctoral degree from UT's College of Communication and was the first Hispanic woman to lead a college or university in the United States. More »