Regula Rapp, who was due to become Rector of the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien in October, has withdrawn from the post. Dr Rapp, 53, said the legitimacy of her appointment was ‘too precarious’.
There has been opposition to a woman taking the post – for the first time – and huge payoffs were being demanded by other faculty members.
Vienna never changes.
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