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Administrator Who Accidentally Told Students College May Close No Longer Works There

The Holy Cross College vice president who mistakenly sent an email to students in which he said the college could close in the next year no longer works there, the South Bend Tribune reports.

“Please be advised that Dr. Kelly Jordan is no longer an employee of the college,” wrote the Rev. David Tyson, Holy Cross’s interim president, in an email to students on Monday. “He will be leaving after the final-exam period has concluded.”

Mr. Jordan, who was vice president for student affairs, wrote in stark terms that Holy Cross was in deep financial trouble in an email to an administrator at a prep school. When the email thread was accidentally sent to the entire campus, the ensuing uproar prompted the administration to respond that Mr. Jordan’s opinion was his own and not representative of the college’s leadership.

Mr. Jordan’s sudden departure was not the first this year for Holy Cross. Just a month ago, the college abruptly announced that Brother John Paige, then the campus’s president, would step down.

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