UT regents tap New Yorker to head largest university system in Texas
AUSTIN — University of Texas System regents selected James Milliken, the former chancellor of the City University of New York, as the lone finalist to lead the largest network of universities in the state, with more than 230,000 students.
Early on, there was speculation that the regents were considering corporate executive Rex Tillerson, President Donald Trump’s former Secretary of State and former CEO of ExxonMobil; and Margaret Spellings, former Secretary of Education in President George W. Bush’s administration, but regents instead opted for an experienced education administrator with... read more
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