Kansas Board of Regents nominees quizzed about ‘woke’ politics, conflicts of interest

Senate President Ty Masterson peppered the governor’s three nominees to the Kansas Board of Regents with questions Tuesday about potential of faculty indoctrinating Kansas college students with “woke” ideology aimed at advancing politically or socially liberal ideas.

Masterson said a frequent question posed by his constituents from southcentral Kansas was about whether tenured professors at public universities in the Board of Regents system were engaged in classroom propaganda.

“I know you’re going to run into that over your next few years,” Masterson, an Andover Republican, told nominees.

Read more on the Kansas Reflector.

Micah Ward
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Micah Ward is a University Business staff writer. He recently earned his master’s degree in Journalism at the University of Alabama. He spent his time during graduate school working on his master’s thesis. He’s also a self-taught guitarist who loves playing folk-style music.

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