Rehired as UVa President, Sullivan Aims to 'Reset' Relations With Board

Rehired as UVa President, Sullivan Aims to 'Reset' Relations With Board 1

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Teresa A. Sullivan, speaking of the period between her ouster as president and her reinstatement: "At some point in the 18 days, the e-mail changed from 'We're so sorry it happened' to 'Please stay.' I just felt I couldn't turn my back on this."

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Teresa A. Sullivan, speaking of the period between her ouster as president and her reinstatement: "At some point in the 18 days, the e-mail changed from 'We're so sorry it happened' to 'Please stay.' I just felt I couldn't turn my back on this."

When Teresa A. Sullivan was reinstated as the University of Virginia's president this summer, she asked for nothing more than a new start with the board members who had wanted her gone just days before.

"There were no conditions on either side," Ms. Sullivan said in an interview on Monday. "The board didn't set any for me. I