Controversy Deepens After Professors Who Opposed University President Get Fired

February 8, 2016

By Susan Svrluga at The Washington Post

Last month, a student newspaper published a shocking story: Reporters at the Mountain Echo wrote that the new president of Mount St. Mary’s University planned to cull 20 to 25 students from the freshman class deemed unlikely to succeed in the first weeks of school in order to improve the college’s retention numbers and thus its rankings. …

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