FROM THE COALITION

Business leaders, philanthropists, engaged students, interested alumni and everyday citizens have weighed in on this debate. Take a look at some of the letters and opinion editorials that these passionate advocates for high-quality higher education have to say about this issue.

Coalition Applauds Thoughtful, Responsible and Orderly Transition of Leadership

July 09, 2014
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Letter: In Support of Bill Powers - 2005-15 UT Austin Student Government Leadership

July 09, 2014
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Coalition Response to Ultimatum

July 07, 2014
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Coalition Responds to Impeachment Vote

May 12, 2014
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Coalition Echoes Call for Regent Hall To Go

April 23, 2014
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    Members of a Texas legislative committee who have been drawing up articles of impeachment against a University of Texas regent are expected to announce next month whether they will move ahead with that lengthy process, which would assure the flagship campus's most dogged critic many more months in the spotlight.

    Frustration and weariness were evident this week as members of the House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations grilled system officials about their relationships with the regent, Wallace L. Hall Jr.

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  • Coalition Applauds Thoughtful, Responsible and Orderly Transition of Leadership

    Following the news that UT Austin President Bill Powers will stay in office until June 2, 2015, the Texas Coalition for Excellence in Higher Education issued the following statement:

    “We congratulate and give our heartfelt thanks to all the leaders involved in achieving a successful resolution that is in the best interest of The University of Texas at Austin. We are grateful that our leaders were able to come together and put the interests of our great university first by allowing a thoughtful, responsible and orderly transition of leadership. We look forward to being helpful in any way we can to ensure successful searches for the next UT System chancellor and UT Austin president, and a smooth and positive transition for both.”  

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