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University Culture Must Change—

And That Change Must Start at the Top
December 12, 2019 by Wallace Hall Download PDF

Wallace Hall, former regent at the University of Texas, courageously flagged admissions corruption and malfeasance in the system as far back as 2011. He faced scathing criticism and censure before being fully vindicated years later. He gave this speech upon accepting ACTA’s Jerry L. Martin Prize for Excellence in College Trusteeship on October 17, 2019.


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