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

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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