UT Prez, A&M Prof Tussle With TPPF

At a panel hosted by the Texas Public Policy Foundation today, Bill Powers, the president of the University of Texas, and Robert Strawser, an accounting professor at Texas A&M University and the speaker of its faculty senate, responded to the conservative think tank's proposed higher education reforms.

The ongoing debate about TPPF's "breakthrough solutions" for higher education and the vocal resistance to them by the UT community has been at times very tense. That was reflected in today's panel discussion, during which a defense of the reforms was mounted by Ronald Trowbridge, a senior fellow at TPPF ...

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