Bill Powers, president of the University of Texas at Austin, has seen his leadership endorsed by the Legislature and questioned by some members of his governing board. While the one is gratifying and the other challenging, neither changes the way he approaches his job on a day-to-day basis, he said Saturday.
“I’m going to go back on Monday and make the university a better place,” Powers told news reporters in San Antonio. “It’s a big university. It’s critical that we continue to make progress.”
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