Education: In the Lone Star State

Texas last week furnished fresh evidence of what happens to a state-university president who fails to dominate, conciliate or knuckle under to his political superiors. At a State Senate investigation of the ouster of University of Texas' earnest, liberal President Homer P. Rainey by the politically-appointed Board of Regents (TIME, Nov. 13), Regent Orville Bullington, a rich cattle and oil man, belatedly produced what he apparently considered conclusive evidence of ex-President Rainey's incompetence.

Regent Bullington: "Dr. Rainey discovered a nest of homosexuals in the faculty as early as September 1943. He did not...

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