A special legislative oversight committee was impaneled Wednesday to investigate reports that University of Texas System regents are meddling in the operations of the flagship Austin campus and undercutting the authority of UT President Bill Powers.
The panel has subpoena power and could begin work in the next two weeks, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst announced after the Senate finished business Wednesday.
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