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Saint Mary’s vice president of student affairs resigns

| Thursday, September 6, 2018

College President Jan Cervelli announced the resignation of Karen Johnson, the vice president for student affairs, in an email Wednesday. Her resignation will be effective Oct. 6.

Johnson has served the College since 2006, according to the email.

“Karen has played a critical role in the development and success of Saint Mary’s College,” Cervelli said in the email. “While we will greatly miss Karen and her leadership, we wish her the best of luck as she pursues another opportunity.”

In her position as vice president of student affairs, Johnson has worked with various students and organizations. She also organized the peer mentors for first years and moderated the class and parent Facebook pages.

Johnson announced her resignation to parents on their Facebook page, writing that she plans to “keep posting until the end.”

According to the email, Cervelli will appoint an interim vice president of student affairs by the end of the month.

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