Following the recent revelation that the University of North Texas has received up to $84 million in excess state funds over roughly the last decade, Gov. Rick Perry instructed the state's public universities to review their accounting.
Nearly all of the excess state money received by UNT went toward employee benefits for employees who are locally funded. State money can only be used to pay the benefits of employees who are paid with state funds.
The governor's call for a statewide review was first reported by The Dallas Morning News.
On May 29, Perry sent a letter ...