Peggy Rajski Sacked as Dean of Loyola Marymount Film School After Less Than 3 Years (Exclusive)

Diane Haithman
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Peggy Rajski has been sacked as dean of Loyola Marymount University’s prestigious School of Film and Television after less than three years following complaints about her abrasive behavior to faculty and staff, TheWrap has learned. In a March 12 letter to the school, LMU Provost Thomas Poon said that he had met with Rajski that afternoon and “informed her of my decision that the school and the university would be best served by new SFTV leadership.” He named Communication and Performance Arts professor Bryant Keith Alexander as interim dean of the L.A.-based school. By the weekend, Rajski’s biography page had been removed from the university’s website. A rep for the university declined to comment on why Rajski had been removed as dean in the middle of the university’s spring semester, saying the school cannot comment on personnel matters. Also Read: LMU Film School Receives Grant From Walter Lantz Foundation But a former LMU professor who asked not to be named told TheWrap that trouble had been brewing for months as faculty and staff complained about her abrasive management style, saying behavior that may have been appropriate in her role as a film producer did not translate well to the halls...

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