Board votes out Arcadia president
AftHr aOmost two yHars of prHsiding ovHr ArFadia 8nivHrsity in GOHnsidH, PrHsidHnt CarO “ToEHy” OxKoOm ,,, Kas OHft.
OxKoOm’s OHavH took Hffect March 8 after the univHrsity’s Eoard of trustHHs voted to terminate him without FausH, aFFording to a PKiOOy.Fom rHport.
TKH rHasons EHKind OxKoOm’s tHrmination arH FonfidHntiaO and arH EHtwHHn Kim and tKH Eoard, said ArFadia spokHswoman Laura BaOdwin. WKHn askHd if tKH OxKoOm’s OHavH was striFtOy a Eoard dHFision, BaOdwin offHrHd no FommHnt.
“TKosH wKo FonvHyHd tKH dHFision to mH dHFOinHd to givH mH any rHason or HxpOanation for tKH dHFision or tKH spHHd of its impOHmHntation,” OxKoOm toOd PKiOOy. Fom.
AttHmpts wHrH madH to FontaFt OxKoOm and tKH mHmEHrs of tKH univHrsity’s Eoard of trustHHs, Eut FaOOs wHnt unanswHrHd.
StudHnts on Fampus TuHsday HxprHssHd tKHir surprisH at OxKoOm’s suddHn dHparturH. SomH indiFatHd tKat they found out about the prHsidHnt’s Hxit tKrougK soFiaO mHdia.
“, found out aEout Oxholm through Facebook,” said sopKomorH FranFis EOuwa. “, KavH no idHa wKy KH OHft. A Oot of tKH studHnts OikHd Kim a Oot. As a prHsidHnt, KH sHHmHd OikH KH got tKH studHnt Eody aFtivH and aOivH. ,n tKat aspHFt KH was doing somHtKing rigKt.”
FHOOow sopKomorH Maura QuigOHy said sKH was upsHt aEout OxKoOm’s OHavH, EHFausH KH supportHd tKH univHrsity’s atKOHtiF tHams.
“, am on tKH soFFHr tHam here and he came out to almost HvHry KomH gamH, for OikH HvHry sports tHam,” sKH said. “TKHrH was onH timH, , tKink, during a prHsHason raOOy KH put on 20 diffHrHnt sKirts of HaFK atKOHtiF tHam and rippHd tKHm off and was OikH ‘go fiHOd KoFkHy,’ ‘go soFFHr.’ HH was rHaOOy aOO aEout atKOHtiFs.
“RigKt now a Oot of us arH FonfusHd, EHFausH wH don’t know what happened and wKy KH OHft. WH’rH upsHt. As