ADELPHI — The president of the University of Maryland University College has been placed on indefinite leave, without explanation.
The chancellor of the state university system announced Susan Aldridge's leave in a short letter sent Wednesday to UMUC students and staff. A university system spokeswoman declined to elaborate on the reasons for Aldridge's leave.
The 60-year-old Aldridge has been president of the university since 2006 and has written and spoken widely on adult and distance education.
UMUC spokesman Chip Cassano says Aldridge's leave "came as a complete surprise to the university community."
UMUC President Aldridge placed on leave
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