UVM: No Violations In Case Of Ex-President's Wife

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Friday, August 12, 2011

An investigation has found that the relationship between the wife of the former University of Vermont president and another senior school official broke no laws or university policies but damaged morale among other staff, UVM trustees said Wednesday.

The board launched the investigation in May after it was discovered that Rachel Kahn-Fogel, the wife of former President Dan Fogel, sent romantic letters and emails to Michael Schultz, vice president of development and alumni affairs.

After a closed-door meeting to discuss the results of the investigation, board chairman Robert Cioffi said Schultz had voluntarily resigned and that UVM had signed a severance agreement with him.

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