University of Minnesota president Eric Kaler says he takes “full responsibility” for hiring Norwood Teague as the Gophers’ athletic director. Kaler told WCCO-AM Wednesday he hired Teague and that he takes “full responsibility for doing that. That’s my job.”
From Trans-Siberian Orchestra to CBS Late Night to plus size clothing, here’s a look at the top four stories for Tuesday, August 18, 2015.
The University of Minnesota paid a search firm more than $112,000 in 2012 to find and help recruit Norwood Teague as athletic director. Teague resigned earlier this month after two women came forward with sexual harassment claims against him.
There are still many unanswered questions about the Gophers athletic department under Norwood Teague. Most pressing: Whether anyone else knew about Teague’s behavior towards women, and should have done something about it. The University announced an independent investigation Tuesday that will look into that, among other things.
As the dust settles over the resignation of University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague, the search for a new leader has yet to officially begin.
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler and the chair of the university’s Board of Regents have agreed to a major independent investigation of the school’s athletic department.
University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague announced his resign following reports of sexual harassment. The University of Minnesota released a statement saying university president Eric W. Kaler accepted Teague’s resignation effective immediately.
Jack Zahr came to St. Thomas Academy out of college 36 years ago and ascended to the job of athletic director. Eleven days ago, a massive stroke left the 58-year-old in hospice care. The school’s leader died on Tuesday night, leaving an institution in shock, and a legacy not soon forgotten.
Washburn High School’s principal of six years has been removed from her post and reassigned within the Minneapolis school district.
Just over a week after making his first big hire at Minnesota, athletic director Norwood Teague says he couldn’t be happier to have landed Richard Pitino as his basketball coach.
Some Minneapolis high school students could be planning to walk out of school Monday to show their support for a faculty member who may be about to be fired.
Flip Saunders has declined the offer to coach the Gopher men’s basketball team, Mike Max has confirmed after talking to a school source.
The activities director of Westonka Public Schools has resigned following the prolonged controversy over the suspension of a group of students following their “Harlem Shake” music video.
It’s off to work on Monday for the new athletic director at the University of Minnesota. Norwood Teague got the job back in April.
Joel Maturi’s tenure is almost over as the University of Minnesota’s athletic director. Maturi recently took some time to look back at a life lived, where often times work had to come before everything else.
There’s some Vikings stadium talk, some Gopher athletic director talk and some Minnesota Wild trade talk that’s all part of this week’s news and notes.
Former NFL head coach and University of Minnesota standout Tony Dungy has dropped by spring practice to talk to the Gophers team.
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler announced Tuesday that a 21-member advisory committee and a four-member search committee will help in the process of finding the school’s new athletic director.
Maturi’s record with hiring high profile coaches was one big subject of debate during his tenure as athletic director.
University of Minnesota athletics director Joel Maturi will leave his post when his contract expires this summer.
Do you want to talk about successful runs? How about coaching a football team to a national title and then overseeing a team that wins a national title in hockey?
Athletic director Joel Maturi insists Minnesota has all the resources and amenities to attract a big-time football coach to resurrect a program that hasn’t been to the Rose Bowl in nearly 50 years.