UT President Asks Law School Dean to Resign Immediately

After months of bubbling discontent among professors over the law school’s faculty compensation practices, University of Texas School of Law Dean Larry Sager was forced to resign his position Thursday.

Sager confirmed to The Texas Tribune that he signed a letter of resignation that afternoon, effectively immediately, at the request of UT President Bill Powers.

"The fact of the matter is, and there's no two ways about this fact, that I resigned now because I was asked to by the president of the university," Sager said.

Sager announced in August that he intended to step down from his post ...

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