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Embattled Southwestern College President Resigns

The embattled president of Southwestern College resigned on Tuesday, 20 months before his contract expired. Raj K. Chopra, who had led the San Diego-area community college, was caught up in several fights with faculty members, including charges that the college had suspended professors after a protest and tried to halt publication of the student newspaper. The resignation follows the election of several new members of the college district’s governing board.

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