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Texas A&M President Katherine Banks resigns amid fallout from failed hiring of journalism professor

“The recent challenges regarding Dr. McElroy have made it clear to me that I must retire immediately,” Banks wrote in her resignation letter. “The negative press is a distraction from the wonderful work being done here.”

Texas A&M University President M. Katherine Banks at the Zachry Engineering Education Complex in College Station on March 30, 2021.

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