AUSTIN -- According to WFAA sister station KVUE's partners at the Austin American-Statesman, University of Texas President Bill Powers has been told he must resign or be fired next week.
Sources tell the Statesman UT Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa asked Powers to step down ahead of the July 10 Board of Regents meeting.
Powers has refused to resign, but said he is willing to discuss a timetable for leaving office.
UT officials tell KVUE they cannot comment on any private conversations between Cigarroa and Powers.
Powers has led the university since February 2006.