(From the Houston Chronicle):

“UT-Austin’s true supporters know it has room to improve”

Status quo defenders ignore rising tuition, slip in national ranks

Defenders of the status quo at the University of Texas at Austin specialize in ad hominem attacks on Gov. Rick Perry, UT System Regent Wallace Hall and me. Ambassador Pamela Willeford’s weekend essay in the Houston Chronicle, “Regents should help build up Texas’ flagship university” (Page B9, Sunday) – in which I am the villain- is just the latest entry into a genre that grows increasingly tiresome. READ MORE HERE