Monday, March 14, 2016

"The news of Fleming's termination lead UC Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulof to say in a statement Monday that mistakes had been made in the handling of both cases – and he hinted prior to the news of Hufnagel's termination that there was more disciplinary actions to come".

See:In latest case, UC Berkeley ousts assistant basketball coach accused of sexual harassment



Includes this tweet:
"Right now, the only focus should be on our basketball team! My time to exonerate myself of a fruitless claim by a reporter will come."

And this:
"UC Berkeley released a statement via its communications department at around 12:15 Monday. It reads":

California’s head men’s basketball coach, Cuonzo Martin, has initiated termination proceedings under University of California policy against assistant coach, Yann Hufnagel, Cal’s Intercollegiate Athletics Department announced today. Effective immediately, Hufnagel has been relieved of his duties pending the outcome of the termination process and will not be traveling with the team during its NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament run. The actions follow a finding, issued today by UC Berkeley’s Office of the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD) that Hufnagel violated the University’s sexual harassment policy. Note: The university will distribute a redacted version of the investigative report later today, once the complainant has been provided with a copy and has an opportunity to review the findings.

"UPDATE 2:45 p.m.: The university will not be releasing a redacted version of the OPHD report today, according to a statement just released. It reads":

After careful consideration, the university will not be releasing a redacted version of the Hufnagel investigative report to the media today. The recently completed report was shared for the first time with the complainant this afternoon, who has asked that we delay release so that she has time to read its contents. At the same time, the complainant understands that under the California Public Records Act, a redacted version of the report is a public document and that the University will be releasing it in the near future.

The issue of how the campus communicates when investigations substantiate allegations of misconduct is among the issues that are being reviewed right now as part of a broader review to prevent and sanction misconduct,” Mogulof said.

Mogulof could not comment on whether the campus community can expect more OPHD investigations to be released, citing confidentiality concerns.
Mogulof has previously said that the campus is currently handling 17 sexual harassment investigations.

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