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The Pipeline Between the Military and The Academy, And What it Means



by Daniel W. Drezner

Last Friday the University of Texas System Board of Regents named current Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson as the sole finalist to become the next president of the University of Texas at El Paso. In other words, she probably has the job, despite protests in some quarters.

In some ways, this is unsurprising. Prior to entering the Trump administration, Wilson had been the president of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. In many ways, this was simply a return to the academy.

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