Rogue Trustee in Texas Stirs Debate on His Role

Rogue Trustee in Texas Stirs Debate on His Role 1

Bob Daemmrich

Supporters of Wallace L. Hall Jr. say that asking tough questions is an important part of a trustee’s role.

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Bob Daemmrich

Supporters of Wallace L. Hall Jr. say that asking tough questions is an important part of a trustee’s role.

The University of Texas system has spent the past two years airing plenty of dirty laundry, and that is thanks in large part to Wallace L. Hall Jr.

Mr. Hall, who was appointed to the Texas Board of Regents in 2011, has made it his mission to look into the dark corners of the university, focusing much of his attention on the flagship campus in Austin, where Mr. Hall has questioned spending and admissions decisions. With the gusto of a muckraking reporter, the Texas businessman has