- Nancy Cantor will leave her position as chancellor at Syracuse University to become chancellor at the Rutgers-Newark campus in New Jersey.
- Cantor, who served previously as chancellor at the University of Illinois, attracted criticism for her handling of molestation allegations against men’s associate head basketball coach Bernie Fine while at Syracuse.
- An official announcement was expected at a 1 p.m. Rutgers Board of Governors meeting, which was scheduled for Thursday.
From the article:
... Cantor was criticized for her handling of molestation accusations against Syracuse men’s associate head basketball coach Bernie Fine. Though the university had investigated the allegations internally years earlier, Cantor fired Fine in 2011 after ESPN released tapes of one of the alleged victims speaking to the coach’s wife. ...