Perry's remarks on A&M cuts draw criticism

Bryan College Station Eagle -- As the state's universities are bracing for a potential 10 percent funding cut, Gov. Rick Perry was asked by a Houston Chronicle reporter about the reductions. His answers riled some, who believe they are misleading and show Texas' top official doesn't have a grasp of how research universities such as Texas A&M work.

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Texas Tech, meanwhile, saw a slight decrease in FTE faculty members over the decade, even while the student population increased 24 percent, to 30,097 students, according to the data.

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