Analysis: College Resignations Pose a Question: Legacy or Change?

You can find people around the state who were hoping the noise of controversy at the University of Texas would stop sometime in January 2015, when Rick Perry passed the keys to the governor’s office to someone else, presumably Republican Greg Abbott or Democrat Wendy Davis.

This particular fantasia hinges on the hope that the current UT regents — Perry appointments all — would then behave as satellites of a new leader or, at least, as satellites independent of Perry.

If those regents were paying attention to a new governor instead of the current governor, maybe they would be less inclined ...

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