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UT-Austin to keep Stan Richards’ name on advertising school after he called motel campaign “too Black”

Richards’ comments in 2020 led to his resignation from his Dallas-based company, The Richards Group, as well as calls for the university to change the name of the Stan Richards College of Advertising and Public Relations, which launched in 2014.

The Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations at the University of Texas at Austin on Nov. 22, 2021.

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