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Texas A&M University System regents name Mark Welsh interim president of flagship campus

The board also gave university lawyers the green light to negotiate a possible settlement with Kathleen McElroy after the university bungled the hiring of the journalism professor.

Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp attends the special meeting of the Board of Regents on Sunday, July 30, 2023 at the Texas A&M campus in College Station. Next to him is Ray Bonilla, Texas A&M's general counsel.

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

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