The Associated Press is reporting that Ana Guadalupe, president of the University of Puerto Rico has resigned. Guadalupe is the eleventh university president in the university system to resign since Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla revamped the university’s board to create new positions and reduce the amount of time members serve. Padilla also recently signed a law to eliminate an $800 tuition hike that sparked violent protests in 2011 and led to a drop in enrollment.
A new board president was appointed Thursday, and an interim president has been chosen to oversee the island’s largest public university, which includes the campus Guadalupe oversaw.
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