US university professors are tired of being Republican culture war targets

Louisiana State University journalism professor Robert Mann announced his resignation after Jeff Landry, then state attorney general and rightwing disciple of Donald Trump, won a multi-party primary in Louisiana on Saturday.

Professors like Mann are unwilling to remain on the frontlines of the GOP’s battle on higher education—especially without the backing of university leadership.

Mann had a tense relationship with F King Alexander, LSU’s former administrator. Even Alexander threw his support behind Mann.

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