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UC Riverside provost to resign amid widespread faculty concerns over his leadership style

UC Riverside provost to resign amid widespread faculty concerns over his leadership style

UC Riverside Provost Paul J. D’Anieri announced Friday that he would step down from his administrative post, just days after the faculty said it would meet to consider a vote of no confidence in his leadership.

Some faculty members believed that D’Anieri — who has served as the university’s chief academic officer and executive vice chancellor since 2014 — had mismanaged a major campus growth plan, failed to adequately consult faculty in hiring decisions, brought too many outsiders into key positions and created a climate of mistrust and fear. 

Many of those concerns were

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