Fearing dismissal, college president blasts his board in campus-wide eMail

The president of Hocking College called his own bosses on the carpet Tuesday, blindsiding trustees by sending out a campuswide e-mail that said he’d been micromanaged and is now facing dismissal, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education. In a “special edition” of a regular newsletter, Ron J. Erickson, the college’s president, said the board regularly engaged in “inappropriate interference” with his administration. Meeting 50 times a year, the trustees have taken control of many day-to-day operations and inserted themselves into personnel decisions, he wrote. They also want him out, Mr. Erickson said…

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