As UT, A&M Regents Meet, Governor Eyes Tuition

When the regents of the state’s two largest university systems assemble this week — the University of Texas System on Wednesday and Thursday and Texas A&M University System on Thursday and Friday — the most anticipated agenda item for both will be setting tuition.

In the months preceding the regents' decision, many groups have weighed in, both for and against raising the rates. (In a bizarre moment, an outside group from Florida even weighed in.) But the loudest megaphone, albeit behind the scenes, may be in the hands of Gov. Rick Perry, who has also made his thoughts on the ...

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