"How are we going to make sure this is an independent search?" asked Daniel Dick, a senior political science major, adding later that he worried that "influence from Austin" would have a negative impact on the quality of candidates who apply.Vision 1920 is has no question about whether this is an independent search. No influence from Austin will be applied or needed.
"The next president of Texas A&M will have to go through this committee," responded Richard Box, committee chairman and former treasurer of Texans for Rick Perry, the governor's campaign fund. "The work that we do will put that question to rest."
Saturday, September 5, 2009
Search committee open forum
The Eagle reports on yesterday's open forum with the search committee: