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Texas A&M interim dean resigns after university backtracks on hiring professor to revive journalism program

José Luis Bermúdez, who led the school’s College of Arts and Sciences, will leave his position after a deal to hire respected journalist Kathleen O. McElroy fell apart amid conservative pushback.

Kathleen McElroy signs her appointment letter during a ceremony at Texas A&M University, on June 13, 2023.

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