Illinois State's hush money

Stefanie Botelho's picture
Friday, March 28, 2014

Illinois State University President Timothy Flanagan abruptly resigned last weekend after campus police finished an investigation into an allegation that he assaulted a groundskeeper at Flanagan's university-owned home. On Tuesday, he was charged by the McLean County state's attorney with one count of disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor punishable by a maximum of 30 days in jail.

In a one-paragraph news release announcing his resignation, the university's board of trustees thanked him for his service.

Nothing to see here, folks. Move along.

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