MU Athletics to review allegations of rules violations by former tutor

1 year 10 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, November 22 2016 Nov 22, 2016 Tuesday, November 22, 2016 7:09:00 PM CST November 22, 2016 in News
By: Zachary Reger, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA — The University of Missouri Athletic Department said Tuesday that it will review allegations that a former tutor in the Athletics Academic Services area violated academic rules.

The department says it has informed the NCAA, who will assist in the review, according to a news release.

The department also says in order to "protect the integrity of the review process" it currently cannot make any further comment.

"While we recognize that there will be many questions regarding this situation, these investigations take time to ensure that we do it the right way," Athletics Director Jim Sterk said in the news release. "As always, our mission is to uphold the highest standard of academic performance and ensure the proper conduct with all of our programs."

 

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