Supporting and Supplemental Documents (* = in film)

The Republican War on Public Universities
New Republic, David Sarasohn, August 10, 2016

How Think Tanks Amplify Corporate America’s Influence
The New York Times, Eric Lipton and Brooke Williams, August 7, 2016

Think Tank Scholar or Corporate Consultant? It Depends on the Day
The New York Times, Eric Lipton, Nicholas Confessore and Brooke Williams, August 8, 2016

Here Are The Corporations And Right-Wing Funders Backing The Education Reform Movement
Media Matters, Pam Vogel, April 27, 2016

The Pillaging of America’s State Universities
The Atlantic, Jonathan R. Cole, April 10, 2016

State-by-State Fact Sheets: Higher Education Cuts Jeopardize Students’ and States’ Economic Future
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, UPDATED January 20, 2016.

Rise in enrollment leads to increase in adjunct faculty*
The University Echo, Hannah Shaw, January 23, 2013

Accreditation: Removing the Barrier to Higher Education Reform* September 21, 2012

Should tenure for college professors be abolished?* Wall Street Journal,  June 24, 2012

Untapped potential: Making the higher education market work for students and taxpayers* American Enterprise Institute

Can Disruption Save Higher Education?* eCampus News June 2014:

Perry and the Profs* Weekly Standard, Andrew Ferguson, September 19, 2011

Times Higher Education World University Rankings*

US News & World Report Best Engineering Schools*

What Are Texas’ Seven College Solutions?* StateImpact, John O’Connor, August 29, 2011

St. Ed’s introduces MBA program with ties to UT* Austin Business Journal, Stacey Higginbotham, February 20, 2003

St. Ed’s cutting ties to MBA entrepreneurship program* Austin Business Journal, April 23, 2004

Forbes Startup School: An MBA Designed For Entrepreneurs, Not I-Bankers* Forbes, Michael Noer, October 9, 2013

The Brains Behind the Curtain* Texas Observer, Forrest Wilder and Abby Rapoport, November 30, 2011

Class Struggle* Alcade, Tim Taliaferro, June 24, 2011

Seven Breakthrough Solutions for Higher Education*

How A Right-Wing Political Machine Is Dismantling Higher Education in North Carolina* The Nation, Zoe Carpenter, June 8, 2015

A&M regents push reforms* The Eagle, Vimal Patel, June 13, 2010

Gov. Perry’s Higher Education Summit* May 21, 2008

The Brief: Hall Censured in Historic Vote* The Texas Tribune, Jim Malewitz, August 12, 2014

Balancing Passion and Practicality: The Role of Debt and Major on Students’ Financial Outcomes* The Texas Tribune, August 2012

Role of Texas Governor’s Backers in Setting Higher-Education Policy Raises Concerns* The Chronicle of Higher Education, Katherine Mangan APRIL 13, 2011

Report: Think tanks tied to Koch* Politico, Tal Kopan October 13, 2013

State Policy Network About SPN*

Three Simple Truths to Change the World* SPN News, December 2009

Rick Perry Wages an Assault on the Ivory Tower* The Washington Post, Karen Tumulty August 3, 2011

A&M re-releases controversial financial data*, May 6, 2011

Letter to Chancellor Michael D. Mckinney, MD from Robert M. Berdahl, President of Association of American Universities*

Texas A&M System Will Rate Professors Based on Their Bottom-Line Value* The Chronicle of Higher Education, Katherine Mangan September 2, 2010

Push for Higher Education Plan Comes to Shove for University Chancellor* The New York Times, Reeve Hamilton, May 12, 2011

A&M Chancellor Mike McKinney Stepping Down* The Texas Tribune, Reeve Hamilton May 10, 2011

A&M chief ousted for not pushing hard on Perry ally’s ideas, sources say* Dallas Morning News, Christy Hoppe and Holly K. Hacker, May 12, 2011

Ex-oilman’s drive for market-based education has influenced governor, prompted a backlash* Statesman, Ralph K.M. Haurwitz May 9, 2011

Panel: UT regent is impeachable* Austin American-Statesman, May 13, 2014

Hall Said Powers Would Be Gone by Year’s End* The Texas Tribune, Reeve Hamilton, November 6, 2013

UT Regents to Discuss Employment of Bill Powers* The Texas Tribune, Reeve Hamilton, December 9, 2013

Maintaining Excellence and Efficiency at The University of Texas at Austin- A response to the seven “breakthrough solutions” and other proposals* Dean Randy L. Diehl and the Executive Leadership Team College of Liberal Arts, July 2011

Is This the Most Dangerous Man in Texas?* Texas Monthly, Texas Monthly Staff and Skip Hollandsworth, August 2014

In unusual move, regent obtains vast file of open records materials from UT* Austin American-Statesman, Ralph K.M. Haurwitz February 20, 2013

Kelso: Is UT System regent partly to blame for climate change?* (Records request tough on the trees) Austin American-Statesman, John Kelso May 3, 2014

Fight over UT’s Powers buried university in records requests* The Dallas Morning News, David Barer January 5, 2014

House panel to consider UT regents’ impeachment* (Committee to consider whether to impeach regent next month) Houston Chronicle, Nolan Hicks April 24, 2014

UT regent case muddies right to transparency* Houston Chronicle, Thomas K. Lindsay April 23, 2014

UT President Bill Powers overruled admissions office, report says* Austin American=Statesman, Ralph K.M. Haurwitz February 13, 2015

Perry backs regent who’s under fire* Austin American-Statesman, Ralph K.M. Hauritz, May 22, 2014

Investigative Report to the House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations regarding Conduct by University of Texas Regent Wallace Hall and Impeachment Under the June 25, 2013 Proclamation* Rusty Hardin & Associates, March 2014

Political Revenge in Texas* Wall Street Journal, May 11, 2014

House panel censures UT regent* Austin American-Statesman, Ralph K.M. Haurwitz, August 11, 2014

WALLACE HALL WAS RIGHT ABOUT UT ALL ALONG* Dallas Observer, Jim Schutze, September 3, 2014

Wallace Hall Wins* EmpowerTexans, Tony McDonald August 13, 2014

Texas university feud mirrors UVA crisis of 2012* The Roanoke Times (The Charlottesville Daily Progress), Derek Quizon, July 19, 2014

Teresa Sullivan Will Step Down as UVA’s President After 2 Years in Office* The Chronicle of Higher Education, Jack Stripling, June 10, 2012

University of Virginia president to step down* The Washington Post, Daniel de Vise, Jenna Johnson and Anita Kumar, June 10, 2012

The unluckiest president in America* Fortune, Patricia Sellers, March 25, 2015

Strategic Mumblespeak* Slate, Siva Vaidhyanathan, June 15 2012

Anatomy of a Campus Coup* The New York Times Magazine, Andrew Rice, September 11, 2012

The downside of disruption* The Cavalier Daily, November 10, 2013

The Innovative University: Changing the DNA of Higher Education from the Inside Out* Clayton Christensen

Becoming China’s Bitch* Peter D. Kiernan

Ousting of a highly-esteemed university president is ‘strategic dynamism’?* Catherine Crier, June 27, 2012

E-mails show U-Va. board leaders planning Teresa Sullivan’s exit* The Washington Post, Daniel de Vise and Anita Kumar, June 20, 2012

LSU drafting ‘academic bankruptcy’ plan in response to state budget crisis* The Times-Picayune Julia O’Donoghue, April 22, 2015

LSU may file for academic bankruptcy* The Advocate, Matthew Lynch, April 29, 2015

Louisiana Bond Blues Deepen as Rating Cut Seen on Budget Deficit* Bloomberg, Brian Chappatta, May 5, 2015

Louisiana Lawmakers Hold Their Noses as They Balance the Budget* The New York Times, Campbell Robertson and Jeremy Alford, JUNE 11, 2015

Walker: Budget proposal an ‘Act 10 for the UW System’* Stevens Point Journal (USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin), Nathan Vine, February 5, 2015

UW System regents approve a 5.5% tuition hike* Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, Karen Herzog, June 7, 2012

Wis. Gov. signs budget cutting education $1.85B* CBS News, June 26, 2011

Gov. Scott Walker unveils Wisconsin budget* CNN Money, Tami Luhby, March 1, 2011

Gov. Walker lays out ‘prosperity plan’ of big tax cuts* Human Events, MD Kittle, January 23, 2014

Gov. Scott Walker savages Wisconsin public education in new budget* The Washington Post, Valerie Strauss, July 13, 2015

Is Gov. Scott Walker putting the University of Wisconsin system in jeopardy?* The Washington Post, Valerie Strauss, June 5, 2015

Wisconsin economy lags after Walker’s spending and tax cuts* Chicago Tribune, June 26, 2015

Wisconsin’s 2-year budget hole forecast at up to $2 billion* Post Crescent, Scott Bauer, January 24, 2015

Wisconsin to Skip Debt Payments to Make Up for Walker’s Tax Cuts* Bloomberg, Tim Jones, February 18, 2015

Scott Walker and the Fate of the Union* New York Times Magazine, Dan Kaufman, June 12, 2015

Scott Walker Is King of Kochworld* Bloomberg, Julie Bykowicz, February 17, 2015

Inside The Koch Empire: How The Brothers Plan To Reshape America* Forbes, Daniel Fisher, December 5, 2012

100 Most Influential people, David Koch and Charles Koch* Time, Karl Rove, April 23, 2014

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Signs ‘Right-To-Work’ Bill* Wall Street Journal, Ben Kesling, March 9, 2015

Updated: Walker budget alters ‘Wisconsin Idea’ to emphasize economic development* Milwaukee Business Journal, Alison Bauter, Feb 4, 2015

Despite deliberate actions, Scott Walker calls change to university mission a “drafting error”* Politifact Wisconsin, Tom Kertscher, February 6th, 2015

Scott Walker Objects to ‘the Search for Truth’* The Nation, John Nichols, February 4, 2015

Walker proposes changing Wisconsin Idea — then backs away* Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, Karen Herzog, February 4, 2015

Scott Walker Signs State Budget Axing Tenure For College Professors* Talking Points Memo, Todd Richmond, July 13, 2015

Tuition increases proposed for N.C. public universities* The (Duke) Chronicle, Sarah Kerman, February 3 2015

UNC governors approve tuition increases* The News and Observer, Andrew Dunn, February 27, 2015

Tea Party Legislature Targets University of North Carolina In Major Assault On Higher Learning* Huffington Post, Igor Bobic, February 11, 2015

Effort to “right-size” the UNC system in the works* NC Policy Watch, Sarah Ovaska-Few, March 5, 2015

DRAFT Report Board of Governors’ Working Group on Centers and Institutes, University of North Carolina, UNC BOARD OF GOVERNORS WORKING GROUP ON CENTERS AND INSTITUTES* February 2015

The War on the War on Poverty* The New Republic, Michael A. Cooper Jr., February 15, 2015

Point of View: McCrory’s stands strain his ties* The News and Observer, Gene Nichol, March 20, 2015

More cuts coming to N.C. unemployment benefits* Winston-Salem Journal, Richard Craver, May 17, 2014

Impact of NC income tax overhaul hits taxpayers* The Charlotte Observer, David Ranii, March 7, 2015

UNC’s Board of Governors is threatening to silence Gene Nichol and close his Poverty Center* Creative Loafing, Michael A. Cooper Jr., February 4, 2015

No more poverty in North Carolina? UNC panel wants to close school’s poverty center* The Washington Post, Valerie Strauss February 19, 2015

University of North Carolina Board Closes 3 Centers* The New York Times, Richard Faust, February 27, 2015

It’s Final: UNC Board of Governors Votes To Close Academic Centers* WUNC91.5, Dave Dewitt, February 27, 2015

INVESTING IN VALUE, SHARING RISK, American Enterprise Institute* Miguel Palacios, Tonio DeSorrento, and Andrew P. Kelly, February 2014

Reinventing Financial Aid: Charting a New Course to College Affordability* AEI, Sara Goldrick-Rab and Andrew P. Kelly, October 8, 2014

Accreditation: Removing the Barrier to Higher Education Reform* The Heritage Foundation, Lindsey Burke and Stuart M. Butler, Ph.D., September 2012

Higher Education Reform and Opportunity Act of 2015*

This Legislation Would Allow Companies to Offer Credentialed College Courses* The Daily Signal, Lindsey Burke, May 09, 2014

Break Up the Higher-Ed Cartel* National Review, Ron Desantis and Mike Lee, March 4, 2015

How Income Share Agreements Could Play a Role in Higher Ed Financing* Brookings Institute, Beth Akers, October 16, 2014

Republican Rubio offers bill on new education financing vehicles* Reuters, Caren Boah and Julia Edwards, April 9, 2014


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