The Texas Southern University Board of Regents unanimously named Kenneth Huewitt as the Interim President of Texas Southern University during its regular meeting held Thursday, April 16, via telephone conference call due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A decision has been made. Despite overwhelming support from the community and alumni, the Texas Southern University Board of Regents announced Tuesday that President Austin Lane has been fired.
While the city of Houston is stumped and demanding answers as to why embattled Texas Southern University President Austin Lane was placed on paid administrative leave, African American News and Issues has obtained documents which provide a little more insight on the decision.
Texas Southern University President Austin Lane has been placed on administrative leave effective immediately, African American News and Issues has learned. The decision was handed down in a meeting held by the TSU Board of Regents on Friday.