Short-Term Win for Powers Means Long-Term Concern for UT

Yesterday, University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers announced that at the end of the next academic year he will officially step down from his post and resume his role as a professor in the School of Law. Many UT-Austin students, faculty, and staff are celebrating Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa’s decision to allow Powers to remain on as president for the next academic year as a win for the university community. Some seem to think the announcement marks the end of the tumultuous relationship between President Powers and the University of Texas System Board of Regents. Unfortunately, this may...

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