|Photo by Bill Bergen|
Mid-afternoon, President Sullivan crossed the Lawn to enter the Rotunda and address the Board of Visitors, the secretive governing board that fired her a week ago with scant explanation.
We applauded and cheered as she walked through the crowd. Inside, President Sullivan gave a statement, and then left. An hour later or so the statement was released and read to the crowd. Her statement speaks for itself, and I am posting it below in full: