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Gene Nichol Out as President of William & Mary


Statement here. After being told his contract would not be renewed, he decided to resign.

He mentions being involved in four controversies — altering “the way a Christian cross was displayed in a public facility,” refusing “to ban from the campus a program funded by our student-fee-based, and student-governed, speaker series” (that is, the Sex Workers Art Show), offering an “aggressive” scholarship “for Virginians demonstrating the strongest financial need,” and turning the college into a “more diverse, less homogeneous institution”


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