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Ex-Texas Southern University President on Trial for Money Misuse

Posted by DallasBlackBlog on Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Michael Stravato for The New York Times

Priscilla Slade, the former president of Texas Southern University, arriving for the start of her trial Friday in Houston.

HOUSTON, Aug. 24 — With Texas Southern University struggling to survive as one of the nation’s largest historically black colleges, the former president once hailed as its savior faced a state jury here Friday, charged with misspending hundreds of thousands of dollars on personal luxuries.

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