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Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on UT System Improvement Plan

Thursday, August 25, 2011  •  Austin, Texas  •  Press Release

Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement on the outline of a plan to improve accountability and transparency in The University of Texas system:

"The plan unveiled today reflects important steps toward both increasing productivity and improving academic quality in The University of Texas System, and I applaud Chancellor Cigarroa and everyone involved for their hard work in this effort. Moving forward, we need to continue focusing on efficient, innovative strategies to help make high-quality college degrees more affordable and attainable for all Texans. That's a vital part of maintaining a world-class workforce, and continuing to attract employers and high-quality jobs to our state."

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