U. of Iowa president would have kept sexual harassment case under wraps
- Former University of Iowa Athletics Department adviser Peter Gray was allowed on Nov. 5 to resign following a sexual harassment investigation involving students and student-athletes found him to be in violation of UI's sexual harassment policy.
- The school's president, Sally Mason, said Tuesday that she would have never let the public know about the investigation if the Press-Citizen hadn't publicized it earlier this month, and she continued to withhold the reasoning for why Gray was allowed to resign instead of being fired.
- An internal investigation report obtained earlier this month by the Press-Citizen revealed a long list of allegations against Gray, including the exchange of football tickets for sexual favors and co-workers' observations of him touching student-athletes in an unprofessional manner.
From the article:
University of Iowa President Sally Mason said Tuesday she would not have informed the public about the sexual harassment investigation surrounding a former UI Athletics Department official had it not been publicized earlier this month by the Press-Citizen. “That would’ve been part of the personnel record,” Mason said in an interview Tuesday. ...
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