The Moody College of Communications’ school of journalism celebrated its 100th Anniversary at a ceremony Monday, in which speakers addressed the school’s successes over the last century, while also discussing recent developments including the tense relationship between UT President William Powers Jr. and the UT System Board of Regents.
In a letter to UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa, the committee investigating the actions of Regent Wallace Hall stated it will continue to “exercise its oversight authority” over the System even though testimonies for the investigation have concluded.
Chenxi Deng, who was charged with aggravated assault after stabbing his estranged girlfriend with a fork in the Engineering-Science Building in September, spent less than a week in jail before being bailed out and is now suspected to be in China.
Following testimony from UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa and President William Powers Jr. on Wednesday, state legislators said they would be ready to make a recommendation on Regent Wallace Hall’s potential impeachment as soon as the the committee council’s report is finished.
President William Powers Jr. and UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa will testify before the House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations Wednesday and Thursday following subpoenas issued at the last committee hearing.