Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

UDC's Nimmons Admits Violating Hiring Rules

Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

UDC's Nimmons Admits Violating Hiring Rules

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WASHINGTON -- Dr. Julius F. Nimmons Jr., the president of the University of the District of Columbia, has rescinded the appointment of Dr. Beverly J. Anderson as provost, acknowledging that he violated the institution's rules last summer when he selected her to become UDC's second-ranking official, according to a story in The Washington Post.

Anderson is now acting provost and chief academic officer, and Nimmons says UDC's operation would not be affected by the change. Anderson will be considered as a candidate for the permanent job when a national search is launched this fall, he told the newspaper.

Nimmons sent a letter to the UDC community late last month saying that he had violated a university rule that requires a formal search and selection process for the job of provost at the District's only public institution of higher education. Nimmons, himself a former UDC provost, says he did not know he needed to conduct a search last summer when he appointed Anderson, who had been an academic dean. …

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