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Former Suffolk University president David Sargent, who led the school for more than 20 years, said he’s “terribly shattered” over recent turmoil at the downtown college.

Former Suffolk president ‘shattered’ by campus turmoil

David Sargent, who left the school in 2010, criticized the board for being overly involved in daily university business over the years.

Pedestrians walked past the facade of Suffolk University Law School on Tremont Street.

N.H. businessman recommended to lead Suffolk board

Robert Lamb’s candidacy comes after months of tension between the university’s board of trustees and its president.

Document: Read AG’s letter to Suffolk board

Maura Healey’s office sent a strongly worded message to the leaders of Suffolk University.

An inquiry by the AG’s Public Charities division, which oversees non-profit organizations, raised serious concerns about poor communication between Suffolk University trustees and Margaret McKenna (above).

Attorney General cites lapses by Suffolk University’s board

A strongly worded letter was the culmination of a probe Maura Healey’s office launched during the height of the school’s administrative turmoil.

Suffolk University president Margaret McKenna met with Boston Globe editors and reporters earlier this year.

Suffolk University faces renewed tension

Professors said they worry the board is still working to undermine university president Margaret McKenna after its push to oust her backfired this year.

Andrew Meyer, the Suffolk University board chairman, has defended the board against recent accusations by university president Margaret McKenna (above).

Suffolk chairman defends board against president’s complaints

Andrew Meyer disputed a charge by Suffolk University President Margaret McKenna that trustees have not worked to update their bylaws.

Suffolk University president Margaret McKenna spoke with The Boston Globe’s editorial board Tuesday.

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Margaret McKenna says Suffolk presidency is ‘not for the faint of heart’

The outgoing Suffolk University president says she hasn’t talked to Martha Coakley, but has a few words of advice.

Suffolk University president Margaret McKenna spoke with The Boston Globe’s editorial board Tuesday.

Suffolk president felt distrust early on

In remarks to Globe editors and reporters, Margaret McKenna said she sensed trouble just a month into her tenure.

Julie Kahn, a Regan employee who says she plans to step off the Suffolk board when her term expires this spring, with (from left) Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca, George Regan, and Suffolk trustee Bob Sheridan at an event at Fenway Park in 2011.

PR guru’s influence clouds dispute over Suffolk leader

University president Margaret McKenna planned to examine all of the college’s external contracts, including its longstanding relationship with Regan Communications.

Suffolk University president Margaret McKenna.

McKenna keeps job for now; board chief to leave in May

Suffolk University President Margaret McKenna will step down no later than the fall of 2017 when a new president will take over.

Students rallied earlier this week outside the C. Walsh Theater of Suffolk University in support of president Margaret McKenna, who had been under fire to resign.

Suffolk president would keep job under deal, at least for now

The deal is intended to resolve an ugly feud over a board attempt to fire Margaret McKenna seven months into her tenure.

Suffolk University president Margaret McKenna.

Business, civic leaders come to Suffolk president’s defense

In a letter, business and civic leaders urged the university’s board to use an independent mediator to resolve its differences with Margaret McKenna.

Suffolk University President Margaret McKenna.

Suffolk president, board chair meet amid turmoil

The university’s president and board chair met in an effort to end a dispute, and Mayor Marty Walsh weighed in.

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh

Walsh praises embattled Suffolk president

Mayor Martin Walsh waded into the ugly public dispute Wednesday, offering strong praise for Margaret McKenna.

Students rallied Tuesday in support of Suffolk University President Margaret McKenna.

A look at Suffolk University’s Board of Trustees

Members of the school’s governing board have been thrust into the spotlight amid a standoff with President Margaret McKenna.

Students rallied Tuesday outside Suffolk University’s Walsh Theater in support of the school’s embattled president, Margaret McKenna.

Shirley Leung

Campaign to oust Suffolk president is case study in gender politics

Some women in Boston are watching in horror as a male-dominated board seeks to fire Margaret McKenna.

Former attorney general Martha Coakley said Tuesday afternoon that she is not a candidate for president of Suffolk University.

Coakley says she’s not a candidate for Suffolk president

Former attorney general Martha Coakley said she is not a candidate in her first public comment on the situation.

“Keep McKenna!” the protesters chanted.

Martha Coakley rejects Suffolk trustees’ overtures

“I am not a candidate for the role of president of Suffolk University nor will I be,” the former AG said Tuesday.

Suffolk University president Margaret McKenna.

Embattled Suffolk University president challenges trustees

“I will not stand by while this board fabricates reasons to justify my termination,” Margaret McKenna wrote.

Suffolk University president Margaret McKenna.

Adrian Walker

Margaret McKenna’s worst sin is acting like a president

McKenna’s real mistake seems to be operating under the delusion that she is in charge of Suffolk University.

Suffolk University president Margaret McKenna says she won’t resign. She said she’s “committed to the school” and planning to stay.

Suffolk trustees criticize president on spending, style

School trustees said Margaret McKenna made unauthorized expenditures and hires and has an “abrasive” manner.

Suffolk University President Margaret McKenna.

Suffolk president in standoff with trustees over job

Margaret McKenna, president of Suffolk University, said she would not resign amid reports that trustees are moving to replace her.

Suffolk University president Margaret McKenna (left) and former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley.

Could Martha Coakley be Suffolk’s next president?

Suffolk University president Margaret McKenna has been told privately that the board has the votes to fire her if it chooses.