- Amid the controversy surrounding the removal of Teresa A. Sullivan as president at the University of Virginia, Mark Kingston has resigned as vice rector for the school's Board of Visitors.
- Faculty Senate representatives had called for Kingston's departure, as well as that of Helen E. Dragas, also a rector.
- Kingston announced his resignation in a three-paragraph letter on Tuesday to Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.
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The vice rector of the University of Virginia board resigned on Tuesday, saying that he hopes his decision will help begin a "needed healing process" at the university, which has been reeling during the past week-and-a-half over the board's decision to force Teresa A. Sullivan, a president popular with faculty and students, from office. ...