Del. Chris Peace's Statement on the Resignation of Gene Nichols

College of William and Mary President Resigns Today, College of William and Mary president Gene Nichol announced that he is resigning effective immediately. Nichol said he came to this decision after being informed that the college would not renew his contract.

"The College of William and Mary has a long standing reputation of high academic achievement and for graduating our future community leaders. Recent decisions regarding the Wren Cross, the Feather-logo, and the Sex Worker's Art Show made by former President Nichol have been very damaging to the reputation of the College and the Commonwealth," stated Delegate Christopher K. Peace.