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University of Texas / Spurr Fired #236372

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 26, 1974
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(Studio) Bd. of regents fires University of Texas's president
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Austin, Texas) [Dismissed university president Dr. Stephen SPURR - believes real reason for firing boils down to whether faculty and academic administration have maj. input in academic decisions concerning university, or board of regents should make all decisions.] Responding to student pressures, board opens up to public. [Student vice president Bill PARRISH - thinks reform necessary if president of Univ. could be fired without justification.] Spurr replaced by Dr. Lorene Rodgers.
REPORTER: Tony Sargent (KTBC-TV newsfilm)

Mudd, Roger

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