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The UT System eyes former Secretary of State and Oil Exec for Chancellor of the UT System
"The search for a new chancellor is being conducted by current and former members of the UT System’s governing board, a body that’s frequently found itself divided internally about policy and direction (Rex).
It’s unclear how the full board would react to the idea of Tillerson as chancellor, though sources close to the matter suggested it was premature to speculate.
Whoever is picked would replace Chancellor Bill McRaven, a retired Navy admiral. McRaven announced last December that he would step down in the spring for health reasons. Regents have said they hope to replace him well before the 2019 legislative session begins to give his successor enough time to prepare."