Leadership & Governance

U. of Richmond President to Resign, Saying Move Is Unrelated to Controversy

Richmond Times-Dispatch

Edward L. Ayers, president of the U. of Richmond.
March 03, 2014 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Edward L. Ayers, the University of Richmond president who was pulled into a recent controversy involving a trustee’s offensive jokes about gay people, said on Friday he intended to resign.

Mr. Ayers, a prominent scholar of the Civil War, said he...

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