Thursday, 15 December 2016 09:59

Chancellor Chris Kelly resigns from Massey University

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Massey University Chancellor Chris Kelly (pictured) has resigned. Massey University Chancellor Chris Kelly (pictured) has resigned.

Massey University Chancellor Chris Kelly has resigned following controversy over his comments made to Rural News concerning the Massey University Veterinary programme.

Kelly advised the University that he intends to step down from his position, effective immediately.

Kelly said his decision follows media coverage of his comments concerning the Massey University Veterinary programme that he has subsequently apologised for.

“Having had time to carefully consider the views of many staff, students and stakeholders, I believe that it is in the interests of the University that I step aside,” he said.

Kelly told Rural News that a female graduate was less of a vet because she had to take time out for marriage and family

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