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Swords Down: Regents Pursue Peace After Controversial Week

The stage was set. With national media attention pointed at UT, Thursday’s UT System Board of Regents meeting was poised to be a textbook example of political...

 
 

Student Leaders Back the President (and Other Updates from the Powers Struggle)

On the eve of possibly the most anticipated Board of Regents meeting in the history of UT, more voices from both sides of the struggle over UT-Austin president...

 
 

Cigarroa Defends His Ultimatum to Powers

Since last Thursday, the ongoing tensions between UT-Austin and its governing board have overtaken the political discourse and swallowed up column inches in news...

 
 

TXEXplainer: The Latest on the ‘July 4th Coup’

It’s the Monday after, but the fireworks are still exploding. In what’s been dubbed a “July 4th coup,” UT System chancellor Francisco Cigarroa...

 
 

Chancellor to Conduct System-Wide Admissions Inquiry

A report released this week by the UT System found that letters of recommendation from legislators may in some cases have carried extra weight in UT-Austin admissions—and...

 
 

Legislators Send Report on Regent Hall to Prosecutors

Editors Note, April 28: The Travis County District Attorney’s Office has opened an investigation into Hall’s actions, and whether the regent broke...

 
 

Powers: Controversy Has Done UT Harm

Regent Wallace Hall skipped Wednesday’s hearing, as legislators met for the last time to hear testimony on the embattled regent’s actions. Hall’s...

 
 

As Rumors Swirl, Professors Speak Up in Support of Powers

Ahead of a potentially tense meeting of the UT System Board of Regents this morning, UT-Austin faculty members are voicing their support for president Bill Powers. Members...

 
 

Students Vote ‘No Confidence’ in Regent Wallace Hall

With a formal vote, members of UT’s student assembly are expressing doubts about controversial regent Wallace Hall’s ability to carry out his duties. UT-Austin...

 
 

Lawyers and Legalities: Coverage of the Latest Hall Hearing

Another round of questions leads to more allegations in the investigation of embattled UT System regent Wallace Hall. We take a look at what made it into new outlets...

 
 
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