Academy President Departs Oscars Leadership After Racially Fraught Tenure
|05/12/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president who oversaw the organization during two consecutive #OscarsSoWhite controversies and pushed for more diversity among its membership, is stepping down from the Board of Governors, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
HuffPost reached out to an Oscars publicist about the news but did not immediately receive a response. Boone Isaacs’ role as president was already coming to an end, as officers cannot serve more than four consecutive years. She was eligible to return as a regular member of the Board of Governors, read more >>>