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Metropolitan Museum’s Director Resigns Under Pressure

Feb 28, 2017 - The New York Times

Thomas P. Campbell resigned under pressure on Tuesday as the director and chief executive of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, after months of growing complaints among staff members and some trustees about the institution’s financial health and his capacity to lead the largest museum in the country.

“I have decided to step down from my role as Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in order to pursue the next phase of my career,” Mr. Campbell, 54, said in a letter sent to b...