UNT Regents Fire Health Science Center President

The regents of the University of North Texas System fired Dr. Scott Ransom, the president of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, at a Friday meeting called expressly for that purpose.

According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Ransom left the meeting without talking to reporters following the regents' unanimous vote.

The decision seems to stem from dissatisfaction with Ransom's behavior following an announcement that the system intended to review the possibility of merging the health science center and the system's flagship campus.

A letter from Jack Wall, the chairman of the board of regents, delivered to ...

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