Academic Freedom. A World War. A University of the First Class.
On November 1, 1944, the Regents of the University of Texas fired UT president, Homer Price Rainey. Why he was fired – and what happened next – depends on which side is telling it. Was Rainey an incompetent administrator responsible for a University full of communists, pornographic English assignments, and homosexuals? Was the Board full of corrupt businessmen appointed to destroy tenure in the University?
Explore the Rainey Controversy.