Delaware State University to Review Hiring Practices, Audit Finances - Higher Education

Higher Education News and Jobs

Delaware State University to Review Hiring Practices, Audit Finances

Email

   



by Associated Press

DOVER, Del. — Delaware State University officials say the school is reviewing its hiring practices and auditing financial records from the tenure of a former dean who has embezzlement and forgery convictions.

Delaware State made the announcement after it was revealed that Freddie Asinor, who resigned last week as dean of the College of Education, Health and Public Policy, had a previously undetected criminal record.

Court records show that Asinor pleaded guilty to forgery and embezzlement, stemming from crimes committed while he worked at Clemson University. In a separate case, Asinor pleaded guilty to making false statements on a passport application. Prosecutors said the Ghana native falsely claimed he was born in Connecticut to get a U.S. passport.

The university also announced that Marsha Horton will serve as interim dean.

RELATED ARTICLES >>
Duke University President to Step Down in 2017 DURHAM, N.C. ― Duke University President Richard H. Brodhead has announced that he will step down from his post in June 2017. A statement from the school said Brodhead spoke to the board of trustees and the academic council on Thursday to discuss ...
NCAA Board OKs Anti-discrimination Measure for Event Bidding   INDIANAPOLIS ― The NCAA Board of Governors adopted an anti-discrimination measure Wednesday that would affect the way the governing body evaluates bids to host sporting events. The NCAA said the decision came during the board's quarterly...
UND Eliminating 138 Positions to Meet Budget Allotments FARGO, N.D. ― The University of North Dakota plans to eliminate 138 faculty, staff and administration positions to help meet budget cuts ordered by the governor, the school’s interim president told state Board of Higher Education members Thursday. ...
University of Kentucky Suspends Fraternity for Hazing LEXINGTON, Ky. ― The University of Kentucky has suspended a fraternity for five years for alcohol and hazing violations. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports a letter from Denise Simpson of the university Office of Student Affairs said Phi Kappa Ps...
Semantic Tags:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *