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At St. John's College, proposal to put Santa Fe president in charge of Annapolis campus sparks worry

At St. John's College, proposal to put Santa Fe president in charge of Annapolis campus sparks worry

St. John's College, the liberal arts school that has campuses in Annapolis and New Mexico, is weighing whether to put its Santa Fe president in charge of both.

The proposal has drawn consternation from students and others who worry that it will relegate the local campus to second-class status.

Administrators say they are considering the change in response to financial challenges, including an $11.5 million structural deficit in the last fiscal year. They have said the change would not diminish the Annapolis campus.

But the St. John's College Delegate Council, the student government group on campus, has opposed the proposal. Members say administrators haven't made it...

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