Vice Rector Mark Kington's resignation letter
Below is a transcribed version of the resignation letter Vice Rector Mark Kington sent to Gov. Bob McDonnell today:
Dear Governor McDonnell:
It has been a great honor to serve on the Board of Visitors of the University of Virginia, and I am deeply grateful to you for giving me that opportunity.
In order to better serve this university which I love and respect, and to help bring about new leadership on the Board of Visitors at this critical time, I am resigning my position as Vice Rector and as a board member effective immediately. I believe that this is the right thing to do and I hope that it will begin a needed healing process at the university.
Thank you for allowing me to serve.
Mark J. Kington