Texas Lawmakers Accuse Regents of Vendetta Against President

Texas Lawmakers Accuse Regents of Vendetta Against Flagship's President 1

Ricardo Brazziell, Austin American-Statesman, AP Images

President William C. Powers Jr. of the U. of Texas at Austin: "We have cooperated and been forthcoming with information at every stage."

Undeterred by accusations that they are engaging in "witch hunt after witch hunt" against a popular president, members of the University of Texas Board of Regents voted last month to authorize a fourth inquiry into a law-school foundation that began a controversial incentive program while the flagship's president, William C. Powers Jr., was law dean.

The board voted 4 to 3 to commission an external review of the independently run University of Texas Law School Foundation and its