Transition at Ave Maria

February 11, 2011

Ave Maria University, a Roman Catholic institution in Florida known for its strict adherence to traditional church teachings, announced Thursday that the founding chancellor and CEO, Thomas S. Monaghan, was leaving daily oversight of the university in July and would be replaced by Jim Towey, the former president of Saint Vincent College. Both Monaghan at Ave Maria and Towey at Saint Vincent have had significant clashes with faculty members over a range of issues.

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