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Tag Archives: university of texas

The Insanity of “Campus Carry”

After a gunman opened fire last week at an Oregon community college, killing 9 and wounding 10, President Obama bemoaned the “routinization” of our response.  Oregon, it must be noted, … Continue reading

October 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Texas A&M’s Politically Charged Selection of an Interim President

The Board of Regents at Texas A&M have selected Mark Hussey as Interim President of the University System. Hussey has served as a Vice Chancellor at the institution and as … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

We All Politicize History

By Robert Jensen Here’s an interesting question for historians: Why do ideologues never seem to be aware of their own ideology? Such is the case with the recent report from … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · 11 Comments

What Kind of History Should We Teach?

The National Association of Scholars (NAS) today issued a report on the teaching of American history at the University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M. UT-Austin professor Jeremi Suri … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · 13 Comments

Supreme Court hears arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas

This is a guest post by Yen Tran, a legal fellow in the AAUP’s Washington office.  On Wednesday, I attended part of the US Supreme Court’s oral arguments in the … Continue reading

October 15, 2012 · Leave a comment



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