University of Iowa president Sally Mason said she and athletic director Gary Barta learned that an academic adviser was being investigated for alleged sexual harassment about three and a half weeks before he resigned. Mason said in a telephone interview today with the Des Moines Register that Peter Gray, an adviser in the athletic department, [...]
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YPSILANTI, Mich. – Iowa athletic director Gary Barta had no comment Friday on the announcement that U of I president Sally Mason will transfer some responsibilities away from the athletic department. “The president’s release is our official word,” Barta said Friday, shortly after arriving at the hotel where the football team stayed on the eve [...]
The University of Iowa on Friday morning announced changes in its handling of student-athlete advising and compliance in the Department of Athletics in the wake of a sexual harassment investigation. In a news release, UI President Sally Mason said she has completed her inquiry into the matter and spelled out a series of changes, effective [...]
The “3 for 3” blog, Thursday time … 1: TWITTER FIGHT: ROYCE, BULLARD … Houston Rockets TV analyst Matt Bullard’s comments on the continuing saga between Royce White and the NBA team earned a social media response from the former Cyclone. Bullard, the former Hawkeye player who won an NBA title with Houston, was asked [...]
The head of the University of Iowa’s Presidential Committee on Athletics said Wednesday the athletic student adviser now accused of sexual harassment was rehired to the university in 2002 after an extensive national search. “I know that a national search was conducted at that time and that Dr. Gray was hired in competition with some [...]
Why the silence at the University of Iowa, again and seemingly always? Why the lack of answers? Why the history and pattern of secrecy as opposed to sunlight — with power and process routinely unchallenged in the light of day? As parents, taxpayers and ticket-buyers alike wonder: Why was academic counselor Peter Gray rehired by [...]
Former Iowa athletics department official Peter Gray might be gone from the University of Iowa, but his impact is still being felt and probably will be for some time.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz became verbally combative Tuesday when a reporter asked about former athletic department academic adviser Peter Gray, who resigned last week amid accusations of sexually harrassing students. After his weekly press conference, Ferentz was asked by an Associated Press reporter about a report that has “been out [...]
University of Iowa President Sally Mason responded today for the first time to the situation involving a former academic adviser in the athletic department who resigned amid allegations he violated the institution’s sexual-harassment policies. Peter Gray resigned Nov. 5, days before a university investigative report obtained by the Iowa City Press-Citizen documented attempts to trade [...]
Hawkeye football coach Kirk Ferentz responds to a reporter at his weekly press conference when asked if he instructed the Hawkeye football players to cut off contact with Peter Gray, the former athletics adviser who stepped down last week amid allegations of sexual harassment.