June 14, 2012
Robert F. Bruner, Dean of Darden School called a town hall meeting for members of the Darden community, faculty staff and students Thursday.
During the meeting, Bruner and Executive Vice President and Provost of UVa, John Simon both denied any involvement in the decision of Sullivan's resignation.
Also during the meeting, Bruner read a letter addressed to Darden from Peter Kiernan apologizing for unfairly involving Darden. Kiernan, the Darden School Foundation Chair stepped down as chairman as well as from the foundation itself.
Also at the meeting leaders discussed the Faculty Senate Committee's statement expressing a "lack of confidence" in the Rector, Vice-Rector and UVa's Board of Visitors.