Resignations Follow Report on UT Southwestern Spending

A high-profile staff shakeup at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and the University of Texas System follows the release of the findings of a special investigation into the spending habits of Dr. Kern Wildenthal, the medical center's former president.

In November 2011, prompted by questions about possible impropriety raised by Dallas Morning News reporters, the UT System Board of Regents and Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa instructed Barry D. Burgdorf, the system's vice chancellor and general counsel, to look into Wildenthal’s travel and entertainment expenses, as well as UT Southwestern's reimbursement practices. An outside firm, Paul Hastings, LLP ...

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