Guth placed on administrative leave

Fri, 09/20/2013

LAWRENCE — Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little today issued the following statement regarding Associate Professor of Journalism David Guth:

“In order to prevent disruptions to the learning environment for students, the School of Journalism and the university, I have directed Provost Jeffrey Vitter to place Associate Professor Guth on indefinite administrative leave pending a review of the entire situation. Professor Guth’s classes will be taught by other faculty members.”

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