U. of Michigan's first social media director resigns in academic misrepresentation scandal
- Jordan Miller, the first social media director hired by the University of Michigan in February at a $100,000 yearly salary, resigned Monday after the school learned that she didn't actually graduate from Columbia College in Chicago.
- Miller called the misinformation on her resume and application an "honest mistake" in an e-mail to AnnArbor.com Tuesday, but declined to say whether she was aware of her graduation status or how many credits shy of graduating she was.
- U-M spokesperson Rick Fitzgerald says the university doesn't have a standard practice for dealing with academic misrepresentation once the university employs an applicant, but that there are a number of ways the situation may be handled depending on whether the false information was an error or intentional.
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University of Michigan's social media director resigned Monday after the school became aware she did not graduate from college. Jordan Miller was hired by the university in February at a $100,000 yearly salary. She occupied a newly created position and was in charge of the university's social media presence and strategy. ...
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