UT Dean Rejects "Seven Solutions" in New Report

Update, 5:30 p.m.: Not surprisingly, Diehl's report has met with criticism from proponents of the "seven breakthrough solutions." Even Gov. Rick Perry's team has weighed in.

"University faculty and their allies should join the reform efforts and recommend ways to innovate, improve graduation rates, and enhance accountability and efficiency at Texas colleges and universities," said Perry spokesman Mark Miner. "We all have an obligation to meet the needs of Texas students, employers, taxpayers and our fast-growing economy. Resisting reform and accountability is an unsustainable recipe for mediocrity and stagnation."

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