Langston University Official Cleared Of Wrongdoing

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

A Langston University official who was placed on administrative leave has been cleared of all wrongdoing, school officials said, and the official's attorney said his client may be the victim of “the worst police work” the attorney has seen.

Charles King, the university's vice president for institutional advancement and development, was placed on leave after university officials became concerned King was involved in an assault on campus.

University officials said Monday they had concluded no such assault ever took place, and that King had committed no impropriety or wrongdoing.

“After reviewing a matter that initially involved a concern on the part of a Langston police officer who was carrying out his duty, university officials and the OSBI both quickly concluded there was no impropriety or wrongdoing that warranted any further review of Mr. King or his computer,” LU President Kent Smith said in a statement.

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