The university confirmed that the administrator was no longer employed late Friday afternoon.
Ahead of a new state measure targeting “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” policies in Texas, a fellowship at the University of Texas at Austin pushing a DEI agenda has ended.
The university employee was arrested by the FBI for possession of child sexual abuse material.
Mark Welsh is set to be named as the President of Texas A&M early next month.
The UT Dallas administration removed historic university artifacts traditionally used for students’ free expression after support for Palestine clashed with that of Israel.
Mark Welsh has served as interim president of the university since July.
The University of Austin says its mission is to guarantee “intellectual freedom” and protect against “discrimination and indoctrination.”
State Rep. Brian Harrison says he will be demanding answers from the school.
Interim President Mark Welsh could be chosen as the next president of the university.
Pro-Palestine protests and professors rattle Texas universities.