The Big Conversation:
One of the key figures in the rumors roiling the University of Texas at Austin has opened up about the controversy.
In an exclusive sit-down with the Tribune's Evan Smith on Wednesday, Francisco Cigarroa, the chancellor of the University of Texas System, denied reports that have cast doubt on UT-Austin President Bill Powers' job security.
Texas Monthly's Paul Burka reported last week that Powers was at risk of losing his job after expressing strong opposition to a tuition freeze supported by the UT System Board of Regents and Perry. Burka, citing an unnamed source, reported ...