In College Station, Another Fight Over a President

The big shots at Texas A&M University ought to be sitting back this week, relaxing and enjoying the battles over the football coach and the president of the University of Texas at Austin — their longtime rival and the school that has been upstaging A&M for most of its history.

Instead, they countered the contretemps at UT with one of their own, pitting their chancellor’s choice for an interim president against the governor’s choice. The regents will talk it over Saturday, but the squabble has already spilled into the news.

The Texas Coalition for Excellence in Higher Education — a group ...

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