UT-Austin Names Center for Former Gov. Bill Clements

The names of major Texas politicians are easy to find on the University of Texas at Austin campus. There’s the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law, named for the ambassador, and, of course, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.

The university announced on Wednesday that there will also be the William P. Clements Jr. Center on History, Strategy and Statecraft, named for the first Republican governor of Texas since Reconstruction and the state’s longest-serving governor not named Rick Perry.

“It will be nice to add the name Bill Clements to that pantheon,” said William ...

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