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Texas A&M leaders’ text messages show desire to counteract perceived liberal agenda in higher education

Some members of the university system’s board of regents said they wanted to promote conservative causes at the flagship campus and resisted efforts to hire journalism professor Kathleen O. McElroy, who they believed would work counter to those goals.

The Texas A&M University campus in College Station on Nov. 15, 2022.

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Higher education Dan Patrick Texas A&M University-College Station