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UT will start conference shopping

More dominoes. University of Texas President William Powers Jr. was given the authority Monday to explore changing conferences, and Texas will seriously consider trying to join the Pacific-12 and the Atlantic Coast conferences if not other possibilities, sources close to … Continue reading

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Who wants a “first class” university?

The Constitution says we’re supposed to have one, but the budget says otherwise. [The University of Texas] has been a member of the Association of American Universities, a group of leading research universities in the United States and Canada, since … Continue reading

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“Non-profit” college sports

Really good read in the Statesman. One way to view Mack Brown’s recent salary modification, to as much as $5.7 million this year with performance bonuses, is that the University of Texas’s generosity has made him the highest-paid college coach … Continue reading

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