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Texas A&M president says she didn’t know about job offer changes that led to professor’s botched hiring

M. Katherine Banks told faculty she was unaware of successive, diminished offers to Kathleen O. McElroy, who was recruited to revive a journalism program. Professors demanded an investigation.

Kathleen McElroy, a professor of journalism at the University of Texas at Austin’s School of Journalism and a graduate of Texas A&M, outside her apartment in Austin on July 11, 2023.

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