Houstonians Launch Campaign Against Perry, UT Regents

A new internet video sponsored by three prominent University of Texas at Austin alumni accuses Gov. Rick Perry and some University of Texas System regents of being "intent on tearing down" the constitutional mandate to maintain UT-Austin as an institution "of the first class."

All three are members of a group that opposes certain higher education reform proposals made by Perry, but they say this video is part of a separate effort to raise awareness about ongoing tension between UT-Austin and the UT System board, all the members of which were appointed by the governor.

To underscore their point, the ...

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