TINTON FALLS, N.J. - This afternoon Rutgers president Richard McCormick sent out the longest e-mail, his students and staff probably have ever gotten from him, notifying the Rutgers community of his resignation. McCormick simply stated that his term as university president will end after the 2011-2012 academic year. The president went on with his emotional message giving the university community the history of how he came to be Rutgers' president, how Rutgers has changed under his administration and what is to come.
Below is the letter McCormick sent out, which was provided by a Rutgers student:
"Dear faculty, staff, students, alumni, parents and friends of Rutgers:
My longstanding and profound pride in Rutgers has grown even stronger in
the past month. Walking with my wife Joan and our year-old daughter
Katie on Rutgers Day, I was reminded again of the breadth of outstanding
programs this university offersâ€”and was inspired afresh by the often
brilliant ways in which members of...
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