In the Name of Access, a Chairman Hammers for Change in Texas

Bob Daemmrich

Critics of Gene Powell, the hard-driving chairman of the U. of Texas' Board of Regents, say his agenda is politically driven and threatens academic freedom.
May 28, 2013

Gene Powell says it isn't easy living in the cross hairs of a group of influential University of Texas alumni who are convinced that he's going to ruin the institution.

So on a recent morning at El Mirador, a Mexican eatery popular with politicos…

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