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Under scrutiny from legislators, Texas university leaders attest to how they’re complying with the state’s DEI ban

Tuesday’s Texas Senate hearing comes as lawmakers are expected to propose new laws next year to enforce the DEI ban and prevent antisemitism.

Seats fill in the hearing and overflow room at the Texas Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education on free speech on May 14, 2024.

Testifiers and attendees enter the capitol for the May 15 Texas Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education on campus free speech.

A rise in antisemitism 

J.B. Milliken, chancellor of UT system, provides testimony on SB 17 on May 14, 2024.

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