SOUTH BEND -- The president of Saint Mary’s College has resigned, according to a letter sent to the Tribune late Friday afternoon.
In an open letter, the college’s board of trustees chair Mary Burke announced that president Janice Cervelli resigned earlier this week and will be replaced by current provost Nancy Nekvasil, effective immediately.
Cervelli became president of Saint Mary’s College in June 2016. A South Bend native, she received her undergraduate degree at Purdue Univer sit y and spent time in faculty and administrative positions at several universities. Before becoming president, she worked at the University of Arizona.