Archive for: frank erwin



Illustrious Friends Remember John R. Silber

Tension between Texas and Boston got a lot of play during John Silber’s memorial service yesterday on the Boston University campus. Silber, who had a short...


Hard-Charging Former Arts and Sciences Dean John Silber Dies

One of the nation’s foremost university presidents—a native Texan who first made a name for himself at The University of Texas at Austin—died Thursday....


Regent Meddling Is Nothing New

More than 40 years after UT System administrator Ken Ashworth locked horns with Frank Erwin and the Board of Regents, Ashworth has put out a tell-all memoir. Unfortunately,...



Class Struggle

Would ‘breakthrough solutions’ like treating students as customers help or hurt UT on its quest to become a university of the first class? The Legislature...

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