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    CUNY Dean Resigns: “my resignation was a profound act of self-preservation”

    The dean of City College’s architecture school, Lesley Lokko, has resigned as dean after less than a year for “crippling workload” and racism, the New York Post reported.  Lokko resigned as dean of the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at City College after being appointed in June 2019. She explained to the Architectural Record, “My decision to leave Spitzer after less than a year is fairly straightforward: I was not able to build enough support to be able to deliver on either my promise of change or my vision of it.” The Architectural Record reported that Lokko saw a lack of respect and empathy for Black people. “No…