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U-Va.: The ouster of Teresa Sullivan

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Less than two years after taking office, University of Virginia president Teresa Sullivan was forced to resign by leaders of the school’s governing board on June 10. The sudden move shocked the campus and sparked protests by faculty, staff and students. About two weeks later, the board voted to reinstate Sullivan as university president.

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U-Va. reinstated Teresa Sullivan after weeks of protests

(Norm Shafer / The Washington Post)

The university’s governing board voted unanimously to reinstate Teresa Sullivan, whose ouster as president plunged the campus into turmoil and prompted a student protest.

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Teresa Sullivan’s U-Va. legacy

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | She will leave a regrettably brief but nonetheless firm legacy.

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University of Virginia students feel betrayed after ouster of Teresa Sullivan

(Norm Shafer / FOR THE WASHINGTON POST)

At the heart of the students’ anger is more than just an admiration for a popular president.

Teresa Sullivan’s deputies praise U-Va. board as ‘resolute’

In a note, the U-Va. provost and chief operating officer praise calm and applaud those on the Grounds who have responded to the president’s abrupt resignation with “optimism”.

Teresa Sullivan ouster: 33 faculty leaders protest her dismissal from University of Virginia presidency

The letter from 33 department chairs and program directors urges the university’s Board of Visitors to “reopen discussion” with the ousted leader.

Teresa Sullivan ouster: 33 faculty leaders protest her dismissal from University of Virginia presidency

The letter from 33 department chairs and program directors urges the university’s Board of Visitors to “reopen discussion” with the ousted leader.

 

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