The WT graduating class of 2012 entered the job market with better prospects and significantly less student loan debt. The Amarillo Globe-News reported the average WT grad had student loan debt of $19,774 compared to the national average of $29,400.
Increasing temperatures and decreasing precipitation may not be cyclic. Dr. B.A. “Bob” Stewart recently released an analysis of data from 1895-2013 for the Texas High Plains. He found the area is getting warmer and drier, and the recent drought is not a temporary state according to a study by Dr. Stewart for WTAMU.