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Lawmakers Want To Rein in Texas Universities — Four Years After Gutting Their Oversight Board

Some Texas lawmakers have complained that universities seem to be taking on ambitious projects that don’t serve the needs of the state but, lawmakers gave them that power back in 2013. The idea was that university leaders — and their governing boards of regents — were in the best position to know what’s best for their students and institutions. Now, lawmakers are having second thoughts.

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