US boss flies home

August 2, 1996

Nancy Bord resigned this week as head of Liverpool Business School and plans to return to the United States "to pursue other interests", less than a year after her appointment as the United Kingdom's first female business school director, writes Arabella McIntyre Brown.

Peter Toyne, vice chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University (JMU), said: "I am only sorry that her time with us has been so brief."

The arrival of the high-profile American at the school last September was greeted with much excitement, but her approach and determination to push forward did not meet with universal approval.

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