UT Regents http://kut.org en UT Board Chairman Calls for Regent Hall to Resign http://kut.org/post/ut-board-chairman-calls-regent-hall-resign <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.35;">Three days after a legislative committee said there were grounds to impeach University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall, the chairman of UT’s board of regents called on Hall to resign.</span></p> Fri, 16 May 2014 00:17:56 +0000 Cathaleen Qiao Chen, Texas Tribune & Reeve Hamilton, Texas Tribune 10430 at http://kut.org UT Board Chairman Calls for Regent Hall to Resign House Committee Begins Last Round of Hearings in UT Regent Investigation http://kut.org/post/house-committee-begins-last-round-hearings-ut-regent-investigation <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 16.363636016845703px; line-height: 26.64772605895996px;">The Texas House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations wraps up <a href="http://kut.org/post/committee-weighs-impeaching-ut-regent-how-we-got-here-and-whats-next">its investigation </a>this week that could lead to the impeachment of UT Regent Wallace Hall.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 26.65625px;">University of Texas President William Powers Jr. and UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa will testify in hearings today and Thursday. Hall is not expected to testify this week.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 26.65625px;"> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:59:25 +0000 Syeda Hasan 9398 at http://kut.org House Committee Begins Last Round of Hearings in UT Regent Investigation UT Regent Hall Declines Invitation to Testify http://kut.org/post/ut-regent-hall-declines-invitation-testify <p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 1em; padding: 0px; line-height: 1.35; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px;">University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall has declined an invitation to testify this week before the legislative committee that is conducting an investigation of his actions as a regent — an inquiry that could result in a recommendation that he be impeached.</p><p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 1em; padding: 0px; line-height: 1.35; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px;"><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.35;">The House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations is scheduled to meet on Wednesday and Thursday. They have subpoenaed UT System Chancellor Francisco </span>Cigarroa<span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.35;"> and University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers to testify. They opted not to issue a subpoena for Hall, though they hoped to hear from him.</span></p><p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 19:37:33 +0000 Reeve Hamilton, Texas Tribune 9392 at http://kut.org UT Regent Hall Declines Invitation to Testify Testimony Begins in Hearings on Possible Impeachment of UT Regent http://kut.org/post/testimony-begins-hearings-possible-impeachment-ut-regent <p class="p1">Lawmakers heard preliminary testimony in an inquiry that could lead to <a href="http://www.utsystem.edu/board-of-regents/current-regents/wallace-l-hall-jr">UT Regent Wallace Hall</a>'s impeachment.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1"><a href="http://kut.org/post/pitts-working-impeach-controversial-ut-system-regent">Rep. Jim Pitts</a>, R-Waxahachie, told the Texas House Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations today that there's enough evidence to impeach Hall and that the regent had unfairly used his power to target UT Austin and President Bill Powers.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 22:49:33 +0000 Kate McGee 8994 at http://kut.org Testimony Begins in Hearings on Possible Impeachment of UT Regent