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Future of university tenure in Texas likely will be decided in last-minute negotiations

The Texas Senate wants to ban tenure. The House gave initial approval Monday to a bill that would instead enshrine tenure policies in state law. After final passage, the two chambers have a week left to come to a compromise.

Signage outside the student union at the University of North Texas campus in Denton on May 08, 2020.

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Higher education Politics State government Dan Patrick