University of Minnesota Vice President for University Relations Karen Himle resigned today, after months of dispute over her attempt to suppress or delay the Troubled Waters documentary.
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Her resignation was tendered to the Board of Regents.
In an interview yesterday, University of Minnesota General Counsel Mark Rotenberg said: “On the Troubled Waters thing, we published a report that looked into all of the details of the Troubled Waters episode. The president also instructed that the provost and I schedule opportunities to discuss the issue with Faculty Committee on Academic Freedom, which I have done.”
As to whether Himle’s role was being investigated and what that could mean for her position, Rotenberg only offered: “I can’t address anything with regard to Himle’s position here at the U of M. What I can tell you is that the faculty is going to continue to discuss these issues regarding academic freedom.”
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