Palaima: Regents in Texas push ideas that do lasting damage to higher education

There have been criticisms and political attacks on the two flagship universities in Texas (Texas A&M and UT Austin) since at least 2008. Here I present a recent commentary piece I wrote with pertinent information and with links to other commentaries by Gov. Rick Perry and Gail Collins of the NY Times.

These are followed by selected reader response.

I have received permission to circulate these comments from the people who sent them to me.

They are worth reading.

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