Vassar's home-state governor, Eliot Spitzer, is resigning.
For those of you still at Vassar or who have not been watching the news, Spitzer has been identified as "Client 9" involved in a prostitution ring.
Lieutenant Governor David Patterson will become New York's first African-American governor. Patterson is from Harlem. He is legally blind.
In a press conference moments ago, Spitzer said:
"I am deeply sorry that I did not live up to what was expected of me...I sincerely apologize."
"I am resigning from the office of governor...effective Monday, March 17th."