Op-ed: Rexposé

The Cockrell School has said in a statement that its new distinguished lecture series “aims to bring influential leaders…to the Cockrell School [and] offers students an opportunity to hear and learn from successful individuals at the top of their fields.” I feel let down by the Student Engineering Council for selecting Rex Tillerson, former CEO of ExxonMobil and former secretary of state for the Trump Administration, as the series’ inaugural speaker. The engineering school hails Tillerson as a symbol of success and a mentor for young engineers. But a person’s honor should not be measured by the position they...

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