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  • Resignations from University (133 Results)

    Announced Last Day Name & Position Organization Comments Reason
    Sep. 14
    2017
    Sep. 14
    2017
    Michael Morell
    Senior Fellow
    Harvard University
    USA
    he is a former CIA Chief and connected to CBS News Resigned
    Sep. 27
    2017
    Janet Dudley-Eshbach
    President
    Salisbury University
    USA
    Resigned
    Oct. 17
    2017
    Jan. 31
    2018
    Arthur Dunning
    President
    Albany State University
    USA
    Retired
    Nov. 13
    2017
    Nov. 22
    2017
    Kate Gregory
    VP
    Iowa State University
    USA
    Retired
    Nov. 28
    2017
    Glynis Breakwell
    Vice Chancellor
    Bath University
    UK
    highest paid university vice-chancellor / will still be paid full salary after she leaves post Resigned
    Dec. 05
    2017
    Nov. 30
    2017
    Jim Kurtenbach
    VP & CIO
    Iowa State University
    USA
    Resigned
    Dec. 14
    2017
    Feb. 15
    2018
    Sam Olens
    President
    Kennesaw State University
    USA
    Resigned
    Dec. 21
    2017
    Kirk Humphreys
    Board of Regents
    University of Oklahoma
    USA
    following backlash over controversial homosexuality comments Resigned
    Dec. 22
    2017
    Neil J. Moore
    CEO & President
    University of Maryland
    Capital Region Health

    USA
    Resigned
    Dec. 28
    2017
    Feb. 16
    2018
    Norman Pattiz
    Regent & Chair of the Regents Oversight Committee and National Laboratories
    University of California
    USA
    Misconduct allegations Resigned
    Jan. 10
    2018
    J. Paul Nyquist
    President
    Moody Bible Institute
    USA
    Resigned
    Jan. 10
    2018
    Steve Mogck
    COO
    Moody Bible Institute
    USA
    Resigned
    Jan. 10
    2018
    Junias Venugopal
    Provost
    Moody Bible Institute
    USA
    Retired
    Jan. 11
    2018
    Feb. 28
    2018
    Joel Seligman
    CEO & President
    University of Rochester
    USA
    Resigned
    Jan. 14
    2018
    Jan. 12
    2018
    Mark Hoeltzel
    Doctor
    University of Michigan
    USA
    charged in child porn case Resigned
    Arrest
    Indictment
    Jan. 24
    2018
    Lou Anna K. Simon
    President
    Michigan State University
    USA
    hours after Nassar sentencing Resigned
    Jan. 26
    2018
    Mark Hollis
    Athlete Director
    Michigan State University
    USA
    amid widespread outrage over Lawrence G. Nassar, who is accused of serially abusing more than 150 young women while Resigned
    Feb. 12
    2018
    Jun. 30
    2018
    Juliette B. Bell
    President
    University of Maryland
    Eastern Shore

    USA
    Resigned
    Mar. 14
    2018
    Anita Britt
    CFO
    St. Thomas University
    USA
    was forced to resign because she holds a position on the board of a company that manufactures guns Fired
    Mar. 16
    2018
    Shirley Atkinson
    Vice Chancellor
    University of Sunderland
    USA
    Resigned
    Mar. 20
    2018
    Kathleen Chwalisz
    President
    Southern Illinois University
    Carbondale

    USA
    Resigned
    Mar. 22
    2018
    Jul. 31
    2018
    Matthew Wilson
    President
    University of Akron
    USA
    will move to UA law school’s faculty Resigned
    Mar. 26
    2018
    Thomas Geu
    Dean
    University of South
    Dakota

    USA
    Resigned
    Mar. 30
    2018
    Ching-Shih Chen
    senior cancer researcher
    Ohio State University
    USA
    was found to have committed research fraud on at least 14 cancer research projects over the last 17 years Fired
    Apr. 05
    2018
    Beverlee McClure
    President
    Adams State University
    USA
    Resigned
    Apr. 10
    2018
    Pamela Davies
    President
    Queens University of
    Charlotte

    USA
    Retired
    Apr. 27
    2018
    Alecia Johnson
    Assistant
    Fort Valley State University
    USA
    sexual misconduct Resigned
    May. 07
    2018
    William J. Lennox Jr.
    President
    Saint Leo University
    USA
    Resigned
    May. 23
    2018
    Diana Natalicio
    President
    University of Texas
    at El Paso

    USA
    Retired
    May. 26
    2018
    C. L. Max Nikias
    President
    University of Southern
    California

    USA
    amid a raging sex scandal Resigned
    Jun. 01
    2018
    Katherine Ku
    Director
    Standford University's
    Office of Technology
    Licensing

    USA
    Resigned
    Jun. 01
    2018
    Ray Hayes
    Chancellor
    The University of Alabama
    System

    USA
    Resigned
    Jun. 18
    2018
    January
    2019
    Richard Florizone
    President
    Dalhousie University
    Canada
    Resigned
    Jun. 21
    2018
    Monica Ozores-Hampton
    agriculture researcher
    University of Florida
    USA
    accused of mistreating employees and students, failing to give them full pay, making discriminatory comments about them and requiring some to pay her cash to process their visas Resigned
    Jun. 28
    2018
    Jul. 01
    2018
    Francisco J. Ayala
    Biologist
    University of California,
    Irvine

    USA
    after a monthslong investigation into allegations of sexual harassment Resigned
    Jun. 29
    2018
    Charles Ambrose
    President
    University of Central
    Missouri

    USA
    will become CEO & President at education nonprofit organization Resigned
    Jul. 06
    2018
    Jun. 30
    2018
    William Strampel
    Dean
    Michigan State University
    USA
    one of Larry Nassar's former bosses / harass, discriminate, demean, sexually proposition, and sexually assault female students. Retired
    Jul. 10
    2018
    Brian Cromer
    Trustee
    University of Louisville
    USA
    Resigned
    Jul. 11
    2018
    John Schnatter
    Trustee
    University of Louisville
    USA
    Resigned
    Jul. 13
    2018
    Jul. 01
    2019
    Eric Kaler
    President
    University of Minnesota
    USA
    It’s time to go Resigned
    Jul. 18
    2018
    July
    2019
    Bruce D. Benson
    President
    University of Colorado
    USA
    Retired
    Jul. 19
    2018
    Dennis E. Hensley
    Professor
    Taylor University
    USA
    amid accusations over the past 14 years that he kissed a student without her consent and inappropriately touched other women Resigned
    Jul. 20
    2018
    Tim Terrentine
    VP
    Western Michigan University
    USA
    after sexual harassment probe Resigned
    Jul. 24
    2018
    Jabar Shumate
    VP
    University of Oklahoma
    USA
    pursue "other career opportunities" three weeks after OU President James Gallogly began his tenure. Resigned
    Jul. 25
    2018
    Debasish Dutta
    Chancellor
    Rutgers University's
    flagship campus

    USA
    over a "clash” with the university’s leadership structure. Resigned
    Jul. 27
    2018
    Paul Strouts
    VP
    Georgia Institute of
    Technology

    USA
    amidst an internal review of conflicts of interest Resigned
    Jul. 27
    2018
    Lance Lunsway
    Director
    Georgia Institute of
    Technology

    USA
    amidst an internal review of conflicts of interest Resigned
    Jul. 27
    2018
    Tom Stipes
    Director
    Georgia Institute of
    Technology

    USA
    amidst an internal review of conflicts of interest Resigned
    Aug. 06
    2018
    Brian Breslin
    Chairman
    Michigan State University
    USA
    Breslin, who served as director of appointments for Snyder, took a 90-day leave of absence from his job in February to focus on his responsibilities at the university as it grappled with the fallout from the sexual abuse of former Dr. Larry Nassar. Resigned
    Aug. 10
    2018
    Alec Klein
    Professor
    Northwestern University
    USA
    accused of misconduct by former students and employees. Resigned
    Aug. 13
    2018
    Michael Brophy
    President
    Benedictine University
    USA
    Resigned
    Aug. 13
    2018
    Aug. 31
    2018
    Robert Duncan
    Chancellor
    Texas Tech University
    System

    USA
    Retired
    Aug. 15
    2018
    Tom Serwatka
    President & Chief of Staff
    University of North
    Florida

    USA
    Retired
    Aug. 17
    2018
    Marc Martin
    Associate Band Director
    University of Houston
    USA
    before the school could fire him for inappropriate behavior with students Resigned
    Aug. 18
    2018
    Peter Pober
    Professor
    George Mason University
    USA
    amid sexual harassment allegations Retired
    Sep. 10
    2018
    Jul. 01
    2019
    Judy Genshaft
    President
    University of South
    Florida

    USA
    Resigned
    Sep. 13
    2018
    Abderrahmane Kaidi
    Lecturer
    University of Bristol
    UK
    after admitting that he fabricated his research. Resigned
    Sep. 14
    2018
    William Merck
    CFO & VP
    University of Central
    Florida

    USA
    after an audit revealed the school improperly used $38 million in state funding to construct a campus building Resigned
    Sep. 17
    2018
    Nick Cavalla
    CIO
    Cambridge University
    USA
    will become CEO at Talisman Global Asset Management Resigned
    Sep. 30
    2018
    Jul. 01
    2019
    Tony Frank
    President
    Colorado State University
    USA
    will continue to serve as Chancellor Resigned
    Oct. 01
    2018
    Oct. 01
    2018
    Sukh Pal Singh
    Vice Chancellor
    Hidayatullah National
    Law University

    India
    sexual harassment, financial mismanagement and academic decline Resigned
    Oct. 03
    2018
    Jul. 31
    2019
    Harris Pastides
    President
    University of South
    Carolina

    USA
    Resigned
    Oct. 04
    2018
    L. Frederick Francis
    Chairman
    Texas Tech University
    System

    USA
    Resigned
    Oct. 08
    2018
    Jul. 1
    2019
    Don Blackketter
    Chancellor
    Montana Tech
    USA
    to be replaced by Les Cook Retired
    Oct. 25
    2018
    Margaret Spellings
    President
    University of North
    Carolina System

    USA
    served as education secretary under George W. Bush Resigned
    Nov. 09
    2018
    Jeff Vitter
    Chancellor
    University of Mississippi
    USA
    Resigned
    Nov. 13
    2018
    End of November 2018 Maszlee Malik
    President
    International Islamic
    University

    Pakistan
    he is the Education Minister of Malaysia Resigned
    Nov. 29
    2018
    Nov. 29
    2018
    George Perles
    Trustee
    Michigan State University
    USA
    Resigned
    Dec. 21
    2018
    John Hughes
    Vice Chancellor
    Bangor University
    UK
    Retired
    Jan. 04
    2019
    Jun. 30
    2019
    Cheryl Dozier
    President
    Savannah State University
    USA
    Retired
    Jan. 14
    2019
    Carol L. Folt
    Chancellor
    University of North
    Carolina

    USA
    Resigned
    Jan. 17
    2019
    John Engler
    interim President
    Michigan State University
    USA
    after criticism over recent statements he made about the girls and young women who were Larry Nassar's victims Resigned
    Jan. 18
    2019
    Tracy Clark
    Board Member
    University of Central
    Florida

    USA
    over a scandal involving millions of dollars in building projects Fired
    Jan. 18
    2019
    Lee Kernek
    Board Member
    University of Central
    Florida

    USA
    over a scandal involving millions of dollars in building projects Fired
    Jan. 18
    2019
    John Pittman
    Board Member
    University of Central
    Florida

    USA
    over a scandal involving millions of dollars in building projects Fired
    Jan. 18
    2019
    Christy Tant
    Board Member
    University of Central
    Florida

    USA
    over a scandal involving millions of dollars in building projects Fired
    Jan. 20
    2019
    John Hitt
    President Emeritus
    University of Central
    Florida

    USA
    over a scandal involving millions of dollars in building projects Resigned
    Jan. 23
    2019
    David Demarest
    VP
    Stanford University
    USA
    Retired
    Jan. 24
    2019
    Summer
    2019
    Everett Ward
    President
    St. Augustine's University
    USA
    Retired
    Feb. 08
    2019
    Michael Shonrock
    President
    Lindenwood University-Belleville
    USA
    less than a month after he left the college after being placed on administrative leave Fired
    Feb. 08
    2019
    Ian Blatchford
    Chairman
    De Montfort University
    UK
    Resigned
    Feb. 11
    2019
    Dominic Shellard
    Vice Chancellor
    De Montfort University
    UK
    following the launch of an investigation by regulators, a decision that has raised fresh questions about higher education governance standards Resigned
    Feb. 12
    2019
    Tony Payne
    Board Member
    De Montfort University
    UK
    Resigned
    Feb. 12
    2019
    Tony Stockdale
    Board Member
    De Montfort University
    UK
    Resigned
    Feb. 12
    2019
    Oliver Mishcon
    Board Member
    De Montfort University
    UK
    Resigned
    Feb. 19
    2019
    Dale Whittaker
    President
    University of Central
    Florida

    USA
    Resigned
    Feb. 26
    2019
    Patrick White
    President
    Millikin University
    USA
    Retired
    Mar. 05
    2019
    Cynthia Newman
    Dean
    Rider University
    USA
    over the school’s decision to reject students’ demands to bring Chick-fil-A to campus Resigned
    Mar. 07
    2019
    Jun. 30
    2020
    John Short
    President
    University of Maine
    at Fort Kent

    USA
    Retired
    Apr. 08
    2019
    Sean Sheridan
    President
    Franciscan University
    of Steubenville

    USA
    Resigned
    Apr. 11
    2019
    Everette E. Dennis
    CEO & Dean
    Northwestern University
    Qatar
    Resigned
    Apr. 25
    2019
    Nov. 30
    2019
    Dwight Shelton
    CFO & VP
    Virginia Polytechnic
    Institute and State
    University

    USA
    Retired
    Apr. 25
    2019
    David Parrott
    Student Affairs Vice President
    University of Florida
    USA
    alleging improper use of taxpayer funds Fired
    Apr. 25
    2019
    Norbert Dunkel
    Associate Vice President
    University of Florida
    USA
    alleging improper use of taxpayer funds Resigned
    Apr. 30
    2019
    Jun. 30
    2020
    Lawrence Schall
    President
    Oglethorpe University
    USA
    Resigned
    May. 13
    2019
    Jim Gallogly
    President
    University of Oklahoma
    USA
    Resigned
    May. 20
    2019
    Gary Roberts
    President
    Bradley University
    USA
    Resigned
    May. 24
    2019
    Michael Gasser
    Board Member
    Ohio State University
    USA
    Resigned
    Jun. 03
    2019
    James Dennis
    President
    McKendree University
    USA
    Retired
    Jun. 12
    2019
    Wanda Ford
    CFO & VP
    Florida Agricultural
    and Mechanical University

    USA
    Resigned
    Jun. 13
    2019
    Roy Shick
    Vice President
    Grand Canyon University
    USA
    Fired
    Jun. 14
    2019
    Jack Thomas
    President
    Western Illinois University
    USA
    Resigned
    Jun. 24
    2019
    Aug. 15
    2019
    Paul Lowell Haines
    President
    Taylor University
    USA
    Resigned
    Jun. 28
    2019
    Pareena Lawrence
    President
    Hollins University
    USA
    Resigned
    Jul. 10
    2019
    Roland Fryer
    Economist
    Harvard University
    USA
    Suspended
    Jul. 20
    2019
    Glen Jones
    President
    Henderson State University
    USA
    to be replaced by Elaine Kneebone Resigned
    Jul. 25
    2019
    Michael Pressimone
    President
    Fontbonne University
    USA
    Resigned
    Jul. 25
    2019
    Anthony Aretz
    President
    University of Providence
    USA
    Retired
    Aug. 16
    2019
    Mike Mullen
    Vice Chancellor
    North Carolina State
    University

    USA
    after referring to the Republican Party as the Party of "Neo-Nazis" and "the KKK" Resigned
    Sep. 04
    2019
    January
    2020
    Edward Burger
    President
    Southwestern University
    USA
    will become CEO at St. Davids Foundation Resigned
    Sep. 06
    2019
    Jamie Riley
    Dean
    University of Alabama
    USA
    a day after Breitbart published a story highlighting tweets from the dean contending police are racist and other controversial statements Resigned
    Sep. 08
    2019
    Cynthia Jackson-Hammond
    President
    Central State University
    USA
    Resigned
    Sep. 09
    2019
    Peter Cohen
    Director
    Brown University
    USA
    over Epstein Donations Suspended
    Sep. 11
    2019
    Dec. 31
    2019
    Wilma Mishoe
    President
    Delaware State University
    USA
    Retired
    Sep. 18
    2019
    Janet Napolitano
    President
    University of California
    USA
    Resigned
    Sep. 22
    2019
    Nitin Shaney
    Trustee
    University of Louisville
    USA
    Resigned
    Oct. 16
    2019
    Dec. 31
    2019
    Cheryl Schrader
    President
    Wright State University
    USA
    Retired
    Nov. 12
    2019
    June
    2020
    Stephen Greiner
    President
    West Liberty University
    USA
    Retired
    Nov. 13
    2019
    August
    2020
    Claire E. Sterk
    President
    Emory University
    USA
    Retired
    Nov. 21
    2019
    Michael Drake
    President
    Ohio State University
    USA
    Retired
    Dec. 12
    2019
    Jan. 6
    2020
    Michael Benson
    President
    Eastern Kentucky University
    USA
    Resigned
    Jan. 14
    2020
    Jun. 30
    2020
    Nick Bruno
    President
    University of Louisiana
    Monroe

    USA
    Retired
    Jan. 14
    2020
    Steve Lopes
    CFO
    University of Southern
    California

    USA
    over the college admissions scandal and university fundraising Fired
    Jan. 14
    2020
    Ron Orr
    Senior Associate Athletic Director
    University of Southern
    California

    USA
    over the college admissions scandal and university fundraising Fired
    Jan. 14
    2020
    Scott Jacobson
    Associate Athletic Director
    University of Southern
    California

    USA
    over the college admissions scandal and university fundraising Fired
    Jan. 22
    2020
    Peter Cohen
    Director
    Brown University
    USA
    for his involvement in accepting donations from disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein while at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab Resigned
    Jan. 24
    2020
    Gary Ostrander
    VP
    Florida State University
    USA
    Resigned
    Jan. 28
    2020
    Randy Shumaker
    Director
    University of Central
    Florida

    USA
    after bribery investigation Fired
    Jan. 28
    2020
    Aug. 31
    2021
    Stuart Rabinowitz
    President
    Hofstra University
    USA
    Retired
    Jan. 30
    2020
    Gerard P. Clancy
    President
    University of Tulsa
    USA
    due to medical issue Resigned
    Feb. 03
    2020
    Barbara Snyder
    President
    Case Western Reserve
    University

    USA
    will move to Association of American Universities Resigned
    Feb. 08
    2020
    Jun. 30
    2020
    Susan Koch
    Chancellor
    University of Illinois
    at Springfield

    USA
    Retired
    Feb. 10
    2020
    William Bynum Jr.
    President
    Jackson State University
    USA
    after police arrested him during a prostitution sting Resigned

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