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Professors behind conservative-backed “Liberty Institute” say UT has strayed from plan

Emails obtained via an open records request show two professors who helped develop the new center believe UT-Austin President Jay Hartzell backed off a plan to bring “intellectual diversity” to campus.

The statue of George Washington outside the University of Texas at Austin Main Building on July 16, 2020.

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