The potential firing of UT-Austin President Bill Powers marks another success for the machine that’s been chewing through Texas politics and institutions.
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Last week, University of Texas Press announced its Texas Bookshelf initiative, a five-year, 16 book effort by some of the state’s most esteemed writers to tell the Texas story. The centerpiece of the project will be a comprehensive, full-length history of the state written by Stephen Harrigan, the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author and faculty member at UT’s Mitchner Center for Writers.
Watchdogging is a skill, and the Texan has always been a place where student journalists learn by doing.
A recent report criticizes Texas public universities for imbalanced teaching of American history by overly emphasizing issues of race, gender and class.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst insinuated that Powers has been the victim of character assassination in a tribute to UT President Bill Powers this afternoon