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Report: Rex Tillerson Being Courted For UT System Chancellor Job

March 26, 2018 - 6:15 am

AUSTIN (1080 KRLD) - Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is reportedly being courted to become the next Chancellor of the University of Texas System.

The Wall Street Journal is reporting, and Texas Monthly confirms, that representatives from the Board of Regents have approached Tillerson about replacing William McRaven, who is leaving in two months. 

The reports suggest no formal offer's been made to the UT-Austin alum and former head of Exxon Mobil. 

Tillerson's final day as Secretary of State is this Saturday.