Friday, February 26, 2016

UT Politburo manipulating news cycle to bury TUITION HIKE Vote

So is he who lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.”
Luke 12:21

Press release from U.T. system this morning:

UT System Regents to meet Monday

AUSTIN—The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29 in Austin. The meeting will be held via telephone conference call on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St.
Links to the agenda book and live webcast are posted online.
The Board will consider tuition and fee rates for academic and health institutions for fiscal years 2017 and 2018. The Board also will consider the appointment of Dr. Richard C. Benson, the sole finalist for the UT Dallas presidency.
If needed, the Board will recess into executive session to discuss agenda items and will reconvene in open session to consider action, if any.
The meeting is expected to adjourn at about 5:30 p.m.
Bottom Line: Having run away to Galveston for the meeting on the tuition hike, the Board of Regents is moving ahead with the final vote the day before election day.   Obviously, they want this story to get lost amidst Super Tuesday hype.  We do not expect the Texas Senate to be this easily distracted.

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