School of the Atlantic president to step down at finish of educational 12 months

School of the Atlantic President Darron Collins will step down on the finish of the 2023-24 educational 12 months after greater than 12 years main the Bar Harbor-based college, in line with a information launch.

In an announcement, Collins, who graduated from the varsity in 1992, mentioned “presidential transitions are a pure and anticipated course of for establishments of upper training, and that is the fitting time for the faculty to embrace new management.”

Within the announcement, he highlighted main accomplishments throughout his tenure as president, together with the completion of two profitable capital campaigns, the latest of which raised $55 million; the development of three new buildings; a doubling of the quantity of scholar housing; and the varsity having been named the main inexperienced faculty by Princeton Evaluation from 2016-2023.