From former Dean of the College Nancy Roseman, current President of Dickinson College:

During these past three years, I have grown to love Dickinson and its unwavering commitment to prepare young people, through our useful approach to a liberal-arts education, to be engaged citizens in service to our communities.

So it is with mixed emotions that I inform you that I will be resigning as president of Dickinson College, effective June 30.

To leave a college presidency less than three years after you started, and with little warning, is a sign of utter failure. Does anyone know the background story? Many Ephs have gone on to college presidencies. Has anyone done worse than Roseman? Not that I can name.

Could the (incompetent) Dickinson search committee that selected Roseman have done a better job? You betcha! They could have read EphBlog. Roseman was obviously unsuited to the roll of college president.

Comment from an anonymous Williams faculty member:

I’m told she still has her house in W-town. God forbid that she returns to the College.

So say we all.

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