Thomas Campbell Out at Met Under Internal Pressure

February 28th, 2017

Thomas Campbell, via NYTThomas P. Campbell will step down from his directorship at The Met, the New York Times reports, after mounting internal pressure over Campbell’s ambitious expansion plans and the financial problems it has caused the institution.  “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,” Campbell said in a letter addressed to “Colleagues” today. “I couldn’t be more proud of The Met’s accomplishments during my tenure.”  Met President Daniel H. Weiss will serve as interim CEO as the museum considers its options.

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