'U' Email Reveals Investigation Into Possible Football Player MisconductThe University of Minnesota has investigated a series of sexual misconduct allegations against Gopher football players that it says did not result in criminal charges. An internal university email does not identify the players involved in the incidents, or when they happened.
Gopher Football Players Accused In 2 Incidents Of Sexual Assault, HarassmentUniversity of Minnesota athletic officials were notified this summer about a "concerning pattern" of sexual harassment and sexual assault allegations against Gopher football players over the past year, according to an email obtained through an open records request.
'U' Associate Athletic Director On Leave Amid AllegationsUniversity of Minnesota senior associate athletic director Mike Ellis is stepping aside after complaints were lodged against him. According to a spokesperson for the university, Mike Ellis, who was a hand-picked associate of athletic director Norwood Teague, had been recently named in five anonymous complaints.
U Of Minnesota President Takes Responsibility For Hiring TeagueUniversity 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."
Firm That Vetted U Of M Athletic Director Deflects CriticismThe search firm that recommended hiring Norwood Teague as University of Minnesota's athletic director in 2012 is deflecting criticism over its vetting process.
Talking Points: Protecting Victims Of Sexual HarassmentSome lawmakers say Minnesota laws may need to be changed to help protect victims of sexual harassment.
Minnesota President: Additional Complaints Against TeagueUniversity of Minnesota President Eric Kaler says the school has received "a small number" of additional complaints of sexual harassment by Norwood Teague since the athletic director resigned.
4 Things To Know: Norwood Teague Documents, Stephen Colbert & MoreFrom 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.
Docs Show 'U' Paid Search Firm $112K To Recruit Norwood TeagueThe 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.
Talking Points: The Aftermath Of The Teague ScandalThe director of a center for sexual assault and harassment victims at the University of Minnesota says they have been getting more calls in the wake of the sexual assault scandal involving the university’s former athletic director.
Resources For Questions About Sexual HarassmentKatie Eichele, director University of Minnesota's Aurora Center, visited WCCO Sunday Morning to talk with Esme Murphy about sexual harassment in the workplace. This comes after the resigniation of the U's athletic director, Norwood Teague. The Aurora Center for Advocacy & Education serves University of Minnesota and Augsburg College students, faculty and staff -- providing counsel and advice for those seeking help for sexual harassment or assault.
U Of M President Backs Off Comments About Teague ResignationUniversity of Minnesota president Eric Kaler retreated Friday from comments he made right after athletic director Norwood Teague's surprise resignation over sexual harassment allegations late last week, when he suggested it all happened because Teague had been served too much alcohol.