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Dr. Francisco G. Cigarroa accepts the Chair's Medallion award at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute 2013 gala at The Walter E. Washington Convention Center on October 2, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Larry French/Getty Images)

Texas Chancellor: No Trust In Campus President

The chancellor of the University of Texas System insists a lack of trust and communication led him to press for the resignation of the president of the Austin flagship campus.

CBS 11–07/16/2014

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Texas Official: No Alcohol Sales At Football Games

The University of Texas System chancellor says he won’t approve beer and wine sales at Longhorns football games in Austin this fall.

07/11/2014

Bill Powers, President of the University of Texas at Austin, welcomes guests to the discussion panel, LBJ and MLK: Fulfilling a Promise, Realizing a Dream, held at the the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. (credit: RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

UT Regents Meet After Powers Resigns

University of Texas System regents are meeting a day after the system announced the president of the Austin flagship campus will step down in June 2015.

07/10/2014

Bill Powers, President of the University of Texas at Austin, welcomes guests to the discussion panel, LBJ and MLK: Fulfilling a Promise, Realizing a Dream, held at the the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. (credit: RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

University Of Texas President Bill Powers Resigns

University of Texas System accepts UT President Bill Powers’ resignation.

07/09/2014

Bill Powers, President of the University of Texas at Austin, welcomes guests to the discussion panel, LBJ and MLK: Fulfilling a Promise, Realizing a Dream, held at the the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. (credit: RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

Source: UT President Powers’ Resignation Demanded

A source tells the Associated Press that University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa told University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers that he must resign or he will be fired.

07/05/2014

Texas Longhorns head coach Mack Brown during play against the Oklahoma Sooners at the Cotton Bowl on October 17, 2009 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Pressure Mounting As Brown Mulls Decision

The Mack Brown saga at Texas continues — even without Nick Saban in the picture any more.

12/14/2013

DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 13:  Head coach Mack Brown of the Texas Longhorns watches as the Oklahoma Sooners score their final touchdown on October 13, 2012 at The Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Jackson Laizure/Getty Images)

UT President: “Mack Has My Support”

University of Texas President Bill Powers says he supports coach Mack Brown amid speculation that Brown’s job is on the line after three sub-par seasons and an embarrassing loss at BYU.

09/13/2013

Republican Presidential hopeful and Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks at a function. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Power Struggle Continues For UT-Austin

Texas lawmakers continued Wednesday to question the actions of University of Texas System regents and their pressure on flagship campus President Bill Powers as the Senate considers a bill that would roll back some regents voting authority.

03/27/2013

The University of Texas tower reaches high into the skies of Austin. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

UT President To Give Cost Savings Report

University of Texas President Bill Powers is expected to unveil a long-awaited report Tuesday on how one of the country’s largest campuses can save money and concentrate efforts on teaching and research.

01/29/2013

Texas v Missouri

Texas President Gives Coach Brown His Full Support

Writing on his university blog Thursday, Powers said Brown will remain the Longhorns coach and dismissed what Powers called media speculation that Brown’s job was in jeopardy.

12/06/2012

The University of Texas tower reaches high into the skies of Austin. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Perry Calls UT Tuition Freeze A “Good Message”

Governor Rick Perry said Tuesday that the University of Texas at Austin’s tuition freeze sent a “good message” about not raising college costs.

05/15/2012

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