Another former Tech Regent says the Governor pressured their resignation

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Just a few days after Governor Rick Perry denied any involvement in the recent resignation of Texas Tech Regent Mark Griffin, another former Regent says this is not the first time the Governor's Office has tried to pressure a Regent's resignation.

"It looks like a pattern, and the pattern is you know, if you don't support me in my next election then we don't want you around," said Sitton. She worries this kind of political pressure will hurt institutions like Texas Tech.

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