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St. Mary's troubles are temporary, but its appeal is enduring
The effective resignation Tuesday of St. Mary's College of Maryland President Joseph R. Urgo undoubtedly will come as a disappointment to the many students, faculty and alumni who shared his vision for the school. St. Mary's is unique among the state's public colleges and universities in its deep commitment to liberal arts education that prepares young people to think critically and creatively about the world around them. Mr. Urgo's departure won't change that, nor will it diminish the school's appeal for students who want to learn in the kind of intensive, intellectually stimulating environment the college offers.
June 7, 2013