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Dean of UMass law school resigns

Dean Robert V. Ward Jr. cited poor health as a reason for leaving the $200,000-a-year job leading the law school. Dean Robert V. Ward Jr. cited poor health as a reason for leaving the $200,000-a-year job leading the law school.
By Mary Carmichael
Globe Staff / October 21, 2011

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Robert V. Ward Jr., dean of the new UMass law school in Dartmouth, resigned after admitting that he had made personal purchases on his state credit card, but argued that the purchases had nothing to do with his departure. Ward’s exit creates a leadership vacuum at a critical time for the school, which was launched last year at UMass Dartmouth after a pitched political battle. Dartmouth’s chancellor, Jean MacCormack, is set to retire at the end of the academic year.

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