A soon-to-be-retired U.S. Army general will take command of an embattled liberal arts school in Maryland after a grades controversy.
Topic: Mount St. Mary’s University
Simon Newman resigned, effectively immediately, after his leadership came under fire due to firing two professors, demoting a provost and pressure struggling freshmen students to leave class. Photo by opie0429
From Campus Reform: President Simon Newman at Mount St. Mary’s University is facing criticism for firing two professors after they questioned his controversial retention plan, which would cut the lowest performing students from the incoming…