Philip Castille: The TT Interview

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Philip Castille was aware of the controversy surrounding higher education — and in Victoria, in particular — when he moved his family from Hawaii and became the new president of the University of Houston-Victoria.

State leaders have spent the better part of a year mired in a contentious debate about productivity and accountability regarding the state’s public universities. Add to that a feeling among some influential members of the Victoria community that their local institution was undervalued by the University of Houston System, which prompted unsuccessful efforts to jump to an alternative system.

Castille says his reasons for the move ...

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